Sometimes I find myself getting extremely agitated whenever talking to anyone who lives out of state.

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I am sure you have heard what New Jersey's reputation is with the rest of the world by now.

Allen Stoner, Getty Stock, ThinkStock
Allen Stoner, Getty Stock, ThinkStock


But if you haven't, I warn you: You won't like what you hear nor will you agree with it.


A friend of mine who has been traveling across country told me what she overheard for other travelers which will show you how the rest of the world views the Garden State:

"New Jersey the armpit of the world."


Well excuse the crap out of me. I want to write much more colorful language but I am not allowed so you are lucky.

I am a born and raised Jersey girl.


Do we have our own way to do things? Yes.

Do we have our culture? Yes.

Do we have our own way of saying things? Yes.

Photo credit: Shannon Holly
Photo credit: Shannon Holly

Are we, maybe, a bit more direct than people are used to? Yes.

But the armpit of the entire world?

Photo credit: Just Jersey
Photo credit: Just Jersey

Not only do I take personal offense but I am going to now take the time to prove that  anyone who thinks this literally has no idea what they are talking about.

Not to mention, if you say this: Your New Jersey virginity is showing.

New Jersey has a little bit of EVERYTHING.

Try....JUST TRY and tell me I am wrong....cause you can't.

Let's take a look.

I think I more than proved my point.

We are direct. We are go getters.

And if you can't handle the heat, well then get out of the East Coast because we don't take no crap out here.

If you can handle the heat, then you know first-hand we have some of the best food options out there.

Not sure where? HERE!

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