A couple of weeks back, the Rutgers Football team put a thumping on the Naval Academy. The game was known for Ray Rice becoming the all time leading rusher in school history, and it was also known for the awful behavior of the Rutgers student section. Now, I do not condone harsh words and a spew of obscene gestures at the opposing team, though a little booing here or there is acceptable in any sporting event, even if the opponent is the one of the service academies. Now, a BullS**T chant at a referee, thats all fun and games.
But, I felt the need to defend my state, because every single person that is a fan in NJ is being painted with the same brush, awful loutish people. Now, I know a list will do nothing to change peoples opinions, but maybe if I tell everyone about all the great things they get from the Garden State (yes besides a bad smell, ha ha) it will help a little to improve our image.
1.Bosco Chocolate Syrup-Ok, its no Hershey's but its gotta be better then Ovaltine.
2.Campbells Soup-2 Billion soup cans a year can't be wrong.
3.Creative Products-All those great Seen on TV products, including the Bacon Wave and Blu Blocker Sun Glasses
4.Ecko Apparel-I have no idea, I don't wear his stuff, but I have heard of it.
5.Goya-The only brand of canned adobo chiles I can find.
6.Flying Fish Beer-This could be a recurring theme, since there seems to be alot of alcohol leaning beverages from NJ, but Flying Fish is one of my favorites.
7.Johnson & Johnson-Ok, not every product Johnson and Johnson makes come from NJ, but all of the money does.
8.Honeywell-They produce many products that are found in the home that I am sure you had no idea Honeywell made, just like me. Some them include thermostats, dampers fro furnaces and Jet Engines
9.Ingersoll-Rand-a manufacturing company that creates bobcats and other earth movers. But also makes Golf Carts!
10.Maidenform-Bras, ladies, Bras.
11.Toys R Us-Let me know how much you hate NJ for spawning this company at the holiday season when you can't find anything.
12.NFL Films-Have you ever settled down to watch some highlights of the great Steelers teams of the 70s? Chance are its an NFL Films production
13.Tabatchnik Fine Foods-The best split pea soup in a supermarket.
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