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Brian Sims Explains Philly-Speak (Video)

Brian Sims Explains Philly-Speak (Video)

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During the Democratic National Convention, the out state legislator explains local parlance.

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Democratic Pennsylvania state legislator Brian Sims is making the rounds at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, mingling with delegates and participating in panels including "What's Next for LGBTQ People of Color?"

Sims -- who represents Philly's Center City and is the state's first out state legislator -- took a moment out his busy schedule to speak about colloquialisms specific to the City of Brotherly Love. Check it out below, via Penn Live.

Sims was a candidate for Congress but decided to end his run earlier this year.

[RELATED: Brian Sims Is Making Women's Rights His Fight]

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.