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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Is New Jersey Flactulant?

Being from New Jersey I resent any implication that my home state farted. I don't want to hear anything from New Yorkers. Like your city never stinks???!!
Who cut the cheese?

New Jersey, apparently.

Across the length and breadth of Manhattan, people were asking, "What's that smell?" after a pungent odor like natural gas or rotten eggs blanketed the borough and northern New Jersey for three hours yesterday morning.

By evening, the answer seemed to be a stinky gas emitted by a New Jersey swamp or marsh.

"That's where our noses and instruments tell us" the smell was coming from, said Charles Sturcken, a spokesman for the city Department of Environmental Protection.

Find the entire article here.


  1. Jeremy1:42 PM

    Generations of kids have been asking that question everyime they cross the Goethals Bridge out of NYC into Elizabeth.

  2. Whatever, Jeremy! New Yorkers have always been stuck on themselves! Elizabeth and all of northern New Jersey is the bread basket of the world!