A lot of our neighbors in Jersey are originally from, or have relatives in New York and Pennsylvania. New Jersey is often a place where people from these areas decide to go when they want a change of scenery. The thick accents that help define the places that these people are from inevitably move to Jersey when they do.

Over time, I tend to think the influences these accents contain have given New Jersey an accent of their own? Do you agree? What about North Jersey vs. South Jersey? Let us know by taking our poll below.