Use the timeline below to select up to 20 seconds to watch or share.
3sSuperintendent, I hope you're ready for mouthwatering hamburgers.
2.5sI thought we were having steamed clams.
4.27sD'oh, no. I said steamed hams. That's what I call hamburgers.
2.6sYou call hamburgers steamed hams?
1.87sYes. It's a regional dialect.
2.58sUh-huh. Uh, what region?
1.09sUh, upstate New York.
5.17sReally. Well, I'm from Utica, and I've never heard anyone use the phrase "steamed hams."
2.24sOh, not in Utica. No. It's an Albany expression.
4.17sYou know, these hamburgers are quite similar to the ones they have at Krusty Burger.