Wassitooyah? How to Speak in 1938 New York
A Lower East Side Chronicle:
Thanks to Boogie reader Shawn Chittle for passing along this link to the 1938 Almanac for New Yorkers [PDF]. In the wake of Friday's post on Bowery slang, it seems rather appropriate to highlight the section on deciphering various city dialects ("In a Manner of Speaking"). Buckle in, this one will have you laughing!