You’re A True New Jerseyan If You Can Pronounce These 8 Words The Right Way

There are certain words that only New Jerseyans can pronounce and other words that we pronounce correctly – everyone else has it wrong. While this article is meant to be all in good fun, I stand by the Garden State pronunciations of these words. NJ all day!

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Of course, there are language differences across the Garden State. There are words in North Jersey that don’t exist in South Jersey and vice versa. Pronunciations also vary. Let us know how you say “chocolate” and “talk” in the comments! Also let us know what words you would add to this list.