#51628
wildartist
wildartist
Survivalist
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All this discussion bring an ache to my heart. I remember my younger days in rural NJ where the barns were hand-hewn post-and-beam with forged hinges. Same with the old square colonial homes. Then the bulldozers came, Levittown etc sprung up with barely enough space between the boxes for a lawnmower, and the city people filled the land. Prior to that, no one said “Joisey”. It was the newcomers that brought that accent and their ways. My family moved out…