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.
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