Hey, if you are a Jersey writer who loves their home state and wants to help clear up the current confusion caused by certain trash talking reality show stars, then shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. My new site, Jersey Wise Fiction, aims to help Jersey writers blog and promote their work all in the name of salvaging our benighted reputation. Come check it out at
Great idea for a blog, Karyne.
Not only is "Joisey" never heard, I doubt there is anyone still living who has ever heard it. I have been told that it was an Irish American Jersey City-ism that began disappearing with the great suburban exodus of the 1950s.