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Jumbo Bologna

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If you hear someone use the word jumbo for “bologna,” it’s a good bet they’re from Pittsburgh or somewhere nearby in southwestern Pennsylvania. A regional company, Isaly’s, sold a brand of lunchmeat with that name. This is part of a complete episode.

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  • When I was growing up in McKeesport, PA, we used to go to Isaly’s after school for ice cream, and my mom would send me there for a pound of chipped ham. But, Grant, it’s pronounced Eyez-leez, not Iss-a-leez!

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