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Old 03-29-2012, 09:18 PM
 
Location: Wilkinsburg
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Not me, I never lean or turn left. I make 3 right turns.
In Pittsburgh 3 Rights =/= a left. 3 Rights will get you lost.
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:45 AM
 
Location: NW Penna.
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Pittsburgh runners pull to the left because they put much more weight on their left foot than their right. It's a result of multiple generations of favoring the brake pedal over the accelerator pedal, when merging.
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Which would presumably be a result of multiple generations not learning to properly operate the foot controls.
and/or multiple generations not learning how to drive a manual / stick / straight-drive, which would make it much harder to ride the brake, lol. My grandfather made my mother learn how to operate a bulldozer and park a school bus before she could get a learner's permit for the car. If he'd owned a gantry crane, I'm sure that would have been part of the student-driver prerequisite training, too.

But perhaps it *is* political leanings, after all. Most of the family is registered Republican.
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