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How Good Are New Jerseyans At S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G?
Did you see any of the Scripps National Spelling Bee?  It just wrapped up with a 12 year old Fresno girl winning the big trophy and $40,000 grand prize.  Seeing the difficult, multisyllabic words the kids had to conquer was very inspiring...
Words And Phrases That New Jerseyans Don’t Get
Social media can be a treasure trove of things that we can identify with. A friend of mine shared an article the other day about things that don't make sense to many of us in New Jersey, and I could immediately identify with it on a few levels.
This Is New Jersey’s Official Word
We have a lot of, let's say, "unique" language here in The Garden State. From "Benny" to "pork roll" and "Shoobie". But there's one that stood out among the rest as uniquely Jersey.
Euphemisms – Do You Use Them? [Poll]
"Passed away", "no longer with us", "deceased" - they're all different ways that we use to say that someone has died. They're euphemisms that we use to soften the term a bit. But is this a good thing or a bad thing?