PA cities top “ugly accent” tournament

A sternwheel excursion boat moves up the Allegheny River in front of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline during the baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH, PA (WIVB) – Pennsylvania residents may not be happy with the results of a recent tournament. Pittsburgh won the “Ugliest Accent Tournament,” set up by

Pittsburgh won by a landslide with 54 percent of the vote. Coming in second place, another city in Pennsylvania, Scranton. Atlanta, Philadelphia and Boston were also in the running.

Buffalo was not listed anywhere on the bracket.  Get a breakdown of how the tournament worked by checking out Gawker’s website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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