THE BAGEL THAT ATE PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh’s favorite Jewish grandmother has found a new career: pitchwoman for bagels and milk. Former Mayor Sophie Masloff is on TV and billboards hawking Bruegger’s Bagels and Schneider’s Dairy’s 64-ounce Mighty Mouth milk carton with the screw-off top. “I’m no movie star. I’m a long way from being, how should I say, beautiful or photogenic,” Masloff, 80, told the Associated Press. Masloff served as mayor from 1988 to 1994, referring to herself as Pittsburgh’s favorite Jewish grandmother. She was famous for such malapropisms as referring to Bruce Springsteen as Bruce “Bedspring.”

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