There's a reason (maybe not a good one) the New Jersey legislature spent time debating whether a tomato was a fruit or vegetable. And there's a reason the horse is the official animal — one end of it seems to show up in Trenton a lot.

"Did you realize we are the only state in the union that does not have a state song, and does have a state cryptid?" Jim asked on the latest edition of the Jim Gearhart Show podcast — though even our loquacious had had to admit he didn't know what that meant. (Our Cryptid is the Jersey Devil, by the way

But Jim says he's heard the essence of New Jersey captured perfectly just once — with a slogan that's EXACTLY what we're all about.

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— Townsquare Media staff

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