December 22nd, 2006

Apollo 4 on column of fire

New Jersey English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

An interesting though not fully developed Wikipedia page on normal
talk (misstated as ‘North Jersey accent’ when it’s actually just
talking normal) and other, abnormal ways that people from NJ talk:

Why the singling out of ‘Rutherford’ and ‘Rahway’ I don’t know. Maybe
it’s because the sports complex is in East Rutherford and Rahway is
famous for the prison formerly named after it, even though the prison
was always in Woodbridge. BTW maybe they should change the name of the
prison again to ‘The Woodbridge Center for Male Incarceration’, or
‘Woodbridge Center’ for short.