New Jersey is an interesting place to live. There are so many things that make us unique and make living in the Garden State simply amazing.

But then there are things that drive us absolutely nuts. And usually, it's words or phrases spoken by people who don't even live here.

So what if there was a way to ban some of those words or phrases? Maybe we list them on the welcome signs?

Or what if a text alert was sent to everyone's phones that cross our border? Alright, so that one's a stretch, but you get the point.

So let's have a little fun and look at six of those words and phrases that might drive you nuts. Sure, there are many more, but for now, we'll keep it simple.

And after you check out the list, make sure to take the poll at the end. It'll be interesting to see what we all think collectively.

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Okay, so now that you checked out the list, let us know what you think. Take the poll below and make your voice heard.

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