Why is Pennsylvania known for Pennsylvania German?
A lot of Germans settled in Pennsylvania. They are called The Deutsch (pronounced do-ich'). People started saying Dutch instead of do-ich'. it was a more English way of saying Deutsch. The Pennsylvania Dutch are German, not Holland Dutch. Germany had the deutsche mark for their currency before the Euro's.
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It is known for being founded by William penn one of king James II friends. Pennsylvania quite famous for its steel industry. But now-a-days the industry itself is on decli…ning course. The phenomenon is applied not only to the steel industry but manufacturing industry as a whole.Anthracite coal, one of the prime resources available in north eastern part of Pennsylvania is considered to be one of the leading forces in the expansion of the American railroads. The state is still also famous for metal products, equipments used in transportation, foodstuff, chemicals, rubber, glass products and clay. Pennsylvania maintaining its cultural roots is home a large rural population. The Dutch county in Pennsylvania is famous for maintaining its German ancestral roots. The two famous cities in Pennsylvania are Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. (MORE)
You probably are inspired by the movie "Witness", a case where acriminal is referred to by Samuel Lapp, the little boy, as"schtumpig". Rachel Lapp, his mother, tells John Boo…k (HarrisonFord) "On a farm,when a pig is born small like that, it's called schtumpig, a runt" A more generalized phrase is wicht des Wurfes. (MORE)