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18 Words You’ll Only Understand If You’re From New Jersey

There are certain words and phrases you’ll only hear in New Jersey, and there are other words and phrases that mean something entirely different in our state. The following 18 words may confuse outsiders, but most New Jerseyans will know just what they mean.

What other New Jersey-specific words can you think of? Share with me and add to our unofficial Jersey dictionary.

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.