If someone were to craft those classic little heart candies specifically for Jersey valentines … what would they say?  I've rounded up a few ideas:

Clearly, this conversation heart would be hoarded and proudly displayed by Jersey Girls, year-round.


 

For those unfamiliar, that would be the Cheesequake rest stop along the Parkway.


As in Bon Jovi from "Livin' On a Prayer". Come to think of it, some Jersey rockstar lyrics seem to have been made for conversation hearts.


The *obvious* Bon Jovi reference just had to be made here.


You could sprinkle these hearts (if they existed) into your Wawa hoagie, for extra crunch.


 

Bruuuuce.  A fan favorite line from Springsteen's Rosalita (Come Out Tonight).


(image by Erin Vogt, Townsquare Media)

Another Springsteen lyric, but from "Thunder Road." This is considerably more romantic than another line we could have gone with: "You ain't a beauty."


 

Show that south Jersey pride!


 

A Jersey Shore reference, whether you're inclined to mean Asbury Park, Seaside Heights, Point Pleasant Beach, Ocean City- or somewhere else.


 

This is totally G-rated, about our gas stations.  You know, no "self-service" in Jersey. Get your mind *out* of the gutter!

(All images by Erin Vogt and Louis C. Hochman, Townsquare Media)

Have any good 'Strictly Jersey' conversation hearts?  Please share them below.

Erin Vogt is a lifelong Jersey Girl, whose first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee.  A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.

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