. Main article: African American Vernacular English. Working- and middle- class African Americans throughout New Jersey commonly speak African American Vernacular English, regardless of the area of the state in which they were raised or live in.
There is no single "Jersey" accent -- there's a typical North Jersey accent (listen to actor Joe Pesci for a good example), a typical South Jersey accent (which is very similar to, but more southern-sounding than, the Philadelphia, PA accent), and a whole range of accents between the two. Absolutely nobody in any part of New ...
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Jul 26, 2005 ... Moving to the East Coast was quite an experience in learning to really listen when people talk because, especially in New York and New Jersey, the accents you will hear are not only American regional but International regional as well. Tuning my ear to effectively translate the various accents is a task I ...
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