New Jersey Phrases: No Disrespect


“Uniquely New Jersey Phrases” seems to be the most popular feature on my ‘umble bloggie, so let’s have at it again!

No disrespect – Jon Stewart does a good impression of the stereotypical Jersey accent using this phrase.
Ya think? Oh yes, you are being mocked if someone from Jersey says this to you.
Might hafta be suttin – We may need to start a physical fight if this argument escalates.
And that’s the God’s honest truth – Usually a rather dramatic pronouncement.
True fact – This doesn’t seem redundant to us at all.
I’m workin heyah! – As in, keep it to a dull roar, jamochs!
Six a one – Abbreviated version of the cliché “six of one, half a dozen of the other.”
Guy’s a buster – As in, someone who is bustin chops/bustin shoes/bustin yer hump.
Suckatevvy – An extreme Jersey version of the word “secretary.”
Noo fricken Jerzee – Only we are allowed to use this phrase; otherwise, it’s disrespectful.
Whatta ya want fuh nuttin? – Means nothing really, but used as a catch-all for things that don’t make sense.

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