Driving in NJ

While our grandson is here visiting, he’s learning the nuances of driving in New Jersey!

The other night, the challenges included bridges, flooded street (it was after the storm), and distracted pedestrians.

But the highlight was getting gas, and saying the phrase “20 regular cash”!

As lifelong NJ residents, we don’t give it a second thought, but I found a Google definition that made me laugh:

What is 20 regular cash?

This term is relevant throughout the entire state. In New Jersey, it’s illegal to pump your own gas, making ’20 Regular Cash’ a common phrase. Translation? “I would like you to put $20 worth of regular gas into my car, please and I will pay with cash.” The amount of gas received for $20 may vary.

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