Only in York County

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Swing, batterbatter!

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:

What it used to be

Some relatives of doing something “then”:

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