Pittsburgh Celebrates Getting Its 'H' Back

This week marks 100 years since the city got its "H" back. A federal agency had stripped Pittsburgh of its silent, final letter. It wanted a standard for all cities ending in berg.

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MARY LOUIS KELLY, host:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly with a milestone for Pittsburgh purists. This week marks 100 years since the city got its H back. A government agency had stripped Pittsburgh of its silent final letter. It wanted a standard for all cities ending in burgh. But according to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, in 1911 the city lobbied to reinstate the H, a unique touch. That may make it the country's most misspelled city. Take that Cincinnati.

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