Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 12:51:53 -0400

From: Benjamin Barrett Gogaku[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GNN.COM

Subject: oj and chocolate

There is a New York/New Jersey/Jewish pronounciation of GAZZ for gas

and ORANJOOSE as one word for orange juice. However, only New Jersey seems

to use CHAWKLIT for chocolate.

Seth Sklarey

Coconut Grove, FL

I usually say "ornjjuss" when speaking casually. "chaklit" to me sounds

natural, too. Also, "kerml" for caramel.

I am a fourth-generation Seattlite on my mother's side and second- on my


My grandmother from WVa says "greazy" for greasy, but I don't recall how she

says gas.


Benjamin Barrett