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Here’s a quick poll for summer: Are they fireflies or lightning bugs?

Joan Concilio wants to know if you call the prolific summer insect a firefly or a lightning bug. Is this a Yorkism?

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Cleaning out the inbox: Random thoughts on Yorkisms

Joan Concilio rounds up some email notes on Yorkisms, or popular York County, PA, words and phrases.

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30 things I love about living in York County

In honor of her 30th birthday, Only in York County author Joan Concilio shares 30 things she loves about being a Yorker.

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Rutsch or rutch – Either way, this Yorkism continues to slide around!

I have to thank my sister Linda, who was NOT born and raised in York County, but who has lived here long enough to pick up on some great Yorkisms. She brought up “rutching” again last week, as we gathered … Continue reading

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More thoughts on yesterday night

Thank you so much to all of you who made me feel about about my “Joanism” of yesterday night. I was worried that it wasn’t even a Yorkism, because even some Yorkers were making fun of me for it. Well, … Continue reading

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