Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Proud to Be From Jersey (part 1)

A huge thank you to my mother for this email, that I, in all good conscience as a native New Jersian, must pass along.


After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, New York archeologists found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 100 years ago.
Not to be outdone by the New Yorkers, in the weeks that followed, a California archaeologist dug to a depth of 20 feet, and shortly after, a story in the LA Times read: "California archaeologists, finding traces of 200 year old copper wire, have concluded that their ancestors already had an advanced high-tech communications network a hundred years earlier than the New Yorkers."
One week later, The Jersey Journal, a local newspaper in New Jersey, reported the following:
"After digging as deep as 30 feet in his back yard, Vinny 'Bada Bing' Manziano, a self-taught archaeologist, reported that he found absolutely nothing. Vinny has, therefore, concluded that 300 years ago, New Jersey had already gone wireless."

Just makes me proud to be from New Jersey.

So proud, in fact, that if you have a Jersey laughable, send it to my email: ariazink at yahoo dot com with NJ in the subject line. If you have a site or blog, please be sure to mention it in the email, so I can give you a shout out AND some linky love to boot!



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7 comments:

Mee mOe said...

I am finding out that your humor is addicting, being the addictive personality as I am...God Bless you and your family...thanks so much for making my day enjoyable with your posts!!!I would like to subscribe, where is your link to do that? my email is teri412002@yahoo.com

Angelika said...

That was a funny joke. :-)

I don't know where I'm "from". Born in Germany, Lived in various places & MD until I was 15, now I'm in the south and I'd hate to read what jokes are out there about us, LOL.

Lin said...

Thanks for the chuckle!!

DG at Diary of a Mad Bathroom said...

I love Jersey. Mall hair, Joe Baggadonuts and all.

The Retired One said...

Toooo funny! I have none for you but wanted to let you know I found that hilarious.

Get well soon!

kAyE said...

LMAO! That made me want to be a Jersey girl!

Oh my gosh I haven't been here in SOOO long! What was I thinking?!?

I PROMISE I'll catch up on your posts tomorrow when we get back from the park.

Keep safe :) Don't lose that humor :D

kAyE said...

i have an award for you on my blog, btw :) hope you grab it :D