12 Words And Phrases People In New Jersey Just Don’t Understand

There are a lot of unique words that we only use in New Jersey, or that mean something totally different in our state. For an unofficial dictionary, click here. There are also quite a few words that you won’t hear in the state; here are a couple that may confound us:

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What other words do you hear all the time out-of-state, but almost never within New Jersey’s borders?