18 Things You'll Only Understand If You're A True Jersey Girl


Ask any New Jerseyan: You guys have a reputation for being loud, tan and Italian. You can thank (blame) "Jersey Shore" for that. But c'mon people, not all New Jerseyans are the same! However, many New Jerseyans can agree on a few things. Like the fact that New Jersey is blessed with some of the best diners in the country, that there's nothing better than not having to pump your own gas and that you go DOWN THE shore, not DOWN TO THE shore. Sound familiar? Keep reading to find out 15 other things any true Jersey girl will understand!

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1. Food Is Just Better In Jersey. Period.

Bagels from NJ? The best. Pizza? Bigger than your face. Taylor Ham?? You're salivating right now, aren't you?

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2. A Morning Is Always Better With A Pork Roll For Breakfast

Omelette's are for bennys!

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3. And It's Not A Fat Sandwich Unless It's From New Brunswick

I mean, sure, you just have great sandwiches in general. But New Brunswick is where it gets real.

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4. Life Is Better With A Gas Attendant

I mean, who really wants to pump their own gas, anyway? It's much more fun to sit and complain about how slowly the attendant is doing it.

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5. You're Either From North, South, Or Central Jersey

DO NOT get it confused.

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6. But No Matter Where You're From, You Can Agree...

Everyone hates Staten Island.

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7. You DON'T Know Snooki, So Everyone Can Please Stop Asking

Really?! Jersey Shore premiered in 2009. It has been EIGHT YEARS. You don't know Snooki, and you'll be rolling your eyes at the asker of this question forever.

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8. You Don't Even Watch "Jersey Shore", But...

You do go down to the Shore. It's not the same!

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9. You're Not Afraid To Use A Choice Four Letter Word

Yeah, sure, your language might seem a bit... colorful compared to the corn-fed Midwesterners or sweet-tea sippin' Southern belles. But hey, you just know how to express yourself!

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10. Your E-ZPass Is Your Life

Tolls? No thank you.

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11. You Have Literally Zero Desire To Move To New York

Sure, NYC is cool and all. But Jersey has absolutely everything that you could ever need. You're happy to live there, and you have little intention of relocating to the big apple.

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12. And Who Needs Las Vegas When You Have Atlantic City

Take that plane ticket money and add it to the gambling fund!

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13. The Jets And The Giants Actually Belong To You

Hey New Yorkers, ever heard of a little thing called the MetLife Stadium? Where is it? Oh yeah. JERSEY!

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14. Wawas Are Your Stomping Ground

Because it is so much more than a convenience store.

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15. Diners Are A Way Of Life

You've spent more late nights at these babies stuffing your face with fried food than you could ever count.

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16. You Define Yourself By Your Exit

You would never tell someone that you're from "Sayreville", you'd say you're "Exit 124". Duh.

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17. IT. IS. NOT. "JOISEY."

'Nuff said.

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18. Nothing Compares To Jersey Pride

There is NO WHERE better to live, and no where else to be more proud of! Eff-yeah Jersey!!

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