The Pittsburgh Buggy

In Pittsburgh the Buggy has been a widely used word for the shopping cart. The question is where did Pittsburghers get that word to describe the rolling shopping cart. Why not call it a shopping cart? There is some speculation that the word may have come from mining carts that were called buggy’s and The Pittsburgh area has had quite a mining history. It is at least on possible explanation that we can possibly think about. Here we take a closer look at the word Buggy.

Pittsburgh History Series Presented by The Law Offices of Michael O’Day Pittsburgh Personal Injury Attorneys