Blogging From A To Z April Challenge ..(New) Jersey

In this country we have four states whose names start with New…New Hampshire, New Jersy, New Mexico, and New York. Here’s what I’ve never been able to understand. Exactly why is it, may I ask, the New Jersey is the only one that’s referred to without reference to its ‘New’ No one ever says ‘Hampshire, ‘Mexico’, or ‘York’, but with ‘Jersey’ it’s so common

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2 thoughts on “Blogging From A To Z April Challenge ..(New) Jersey

  1. Michigan Mary says:

    Around 20 years ago I was in a chat room with someone from Jersey. I told her that in Michigan we point on our hand to show where we live. She said “here in Jersey, we just point.” I got a chuckle out of that. I love the Jersey accent and the way they say Jersey, well, the “New” would just take away from it. That’s my opinion.

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