Atlantic City Slang

Atlantic City Slang
Atlantic City Slang

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If you head "down the shore" in New Jersey, chances are you're not talking about going to Atlantic City. The term "Jersey Shore" is generally applied to just about any of the beach communities from Cape May to Sandy Hook – and sometimes to certain television shows. Heading to what was once the "queen of resorts" is something entirely different. The history of Atlantic City is synonymous with the origin of American beach culture, and even the local lingo has been co-opted into common American slang to such an extent that it's barely recognizable for being what it once was – Atlantic City slang.


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