Pittsburgh is situated among three rivers; the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio. They converge at “the point” a state park, fountain and general landmark.
The downtown area of Pittsburgh is sometimes called the “golden triangle”. It is in the flat area where the rivers meet. Other prominent neighborhoods are the South Side, Oakland, Lawrenceville, the Strip District and East Liberty. More on each below.
Yinz = Pittsburgh for y’all, youze, you guys, etc. Get definite style points from Pittsburghers for using correctly.
= Pittsburgh insult that has taken on something of a playful status (just ask the mayor
). Derived from jagger (thorn bush) Use: “Those Browns fans are a bunch of jagoffs.” “Get off the road you jagoff!”
N’at = and stuff, this and that, yada yada yada. Use: We grabbed a beer n’at down by the river.