My newest staffer, Matt, moved up here from Baltimore this year … so he finds Yorkisms all the time.
So many of them go right past me – they’re just the way I’ve always said things, so I don’t even notice.
But the one he pointed out to me recently was to “pitch” something instead of throwing it away. “I keep thinking, is there a batter somewhere?” he said.
Commenter Joe also wrote in recently about two other Yorkisms – referring to a place by what used to be there, and finishing sentences with “then.”
Wonder what I have to say on those topics? Check out these previous posts:
Some relatives of doing something “then”: