If you've lived in South Jersey for an extended period of time, you'd have NO idea that we allegedly have an accent. But if you step anywhere off the homeland, outsiders can instantly pin-point that we're from South Jersey. Why is that?
It seems like every contestant they show on competition reality shows have some sort of tragic backstory. They faced some sort of adversity to get where they are. While some people roll their eyes after a while, I think these are the people we need to see.
We all love our sports here in South Jersey. But many ask us, "why are you a Phillies fan when you're from Jersey?" Well, cause Philly is our closest city! And because we all love the Phillie Phanatic....DUH.