Cincinnati Slang

Cincinnati Slang
Cincinnati Slang

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The locals of Cincinnati use slang terms and phrases that have been part of the local culture for so long, nobody stops to ask why. Once they move away from home, they realize they've been using phrases that may very well have been passed down from their grandma's grandma's grandma.

Some say Cincinnati is more southern than northern and more country than city and that its German roots are at the heart of nearly everything. That might explain some of the strange local lingo in Cincinnati. The rest, however, is left to mere speculation. However these sayings came to be, if you learn a little Cincinnati speak, you'll fit in like a 'Nati' native.


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