What they came up with was,
This, of course, prompted scores of published pieces that offered snide alternative slogans. Some of those were, NJ: It Always Smells Like This; NJ: Expect Delays, and NJ: Come Glow With Us. My suggestion of NJ: Land of Enchanted Exit Ramps, did not even place.
Recently, a Jersey beach reopened after it was discovered that a sand replenishing project dredged up not only ocean floor from way out in the ocean, but at least 1100 potentially explosive artillery fuses that were dumped offshore in the early 1930’s. Although they think they sifted through the sand and removed all the fuses, they are suggesting beach visitors use caution, tread lightly, dig carefully, and leave the beach umbrellas at home. What a choice they have: Melanoma or being blown to smithereens. Personally I’d rather Tony Soprano show up and off me with one shot to the temple. There’d be less suffering.
I’m not saying
So I’m all prepared to be the winner when the time comes for a new slogan contest for
After careful consideration,
I’m thinking a better slogan for them is, New Jersey: Cheap Bastards.