Top 10 Ways You Know You're From New Jersey

1 - You live within 20 minutes of at least three different malls.

2 - You know that there are no "beaches" in New Jersey -there's the shore and you don't go to the shore, you go "down the Shore". And when you are there, you're not "at the shore", you are "down the Shore".

3 - You don't think of fruit when people mention "The Oranges".

4 - You know what a "jug handle" is.

5 - You start planning for Memorial Day weekend in February.

6 - You know that this is the only "New __" state that doesn't require "New" to identify it (like, try...Mexico,...York, .Hampshire - doesn't work, does it?)

7 - You weren't raised in New Jersey -- you were raised in either North Jersey, Central Jersey or South Jersey.

8 - You've NEVER, NEVER pumped your own gas.

9 - You don't understand why there aren't more 24-hour diners elsewhere in the country.

10 - You know where every "clip" shown in the Sopranos opening credits is.