You’re A True Pennsylvanian If You Can Pronounce These 10 Words The Right Way

Every state has its own lingo, but none is as interesting as Pennsylvania. Ask someone if they’re going to outten the lights before they go dahntahn, and they might look at you as if you’ve sprouted a second head. We can usually spot if the other person is a tried and true Pennsylvanian by the way they speak and, in particular, how they pronounce some of those hard-to-pronounce Pennsylvania destinations.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Are you a true Pennsylvanian? Can you pronounce all of these words? What others would you add to the list? Let us know in the comments! You might also get a laugh out of this video of a few Californians trying to pronounce those-hard-to-pronounce Pennsylvania names.

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