"Please?" Top 5 Page for this destination Cincinnati Local Custom Tip by frankcanfly

Cincinnati Local Customs: 20 reviews and 16 photos

Don't be confused... When you are speaking to locals of the Cincinnati area, you might here them saying 'Please?'

They are actually trying to tell you to repeat yourself, because they didn't understand you.

Because so many locals have a German background, it's a direct translation from the German language. In German, you say 'bitte' when you want someone to repeat themselves... Bitte also means Please.

Another mystery solved.

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  • Written May 7, 2005
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