01/22/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Wassitooyah? How to Speak in 1938 New York

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!

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