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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.
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?