have they left the monmouth county beaches yet?
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Tomorrow is the last day in Spring Lake
well in spring lake i know about this time of year they close beaches because theres not enough guards, so none at all will be nice to surf any beach around with no one giving me any S***
i guard in long branch 12th and our last shift is the i believe. cant wait im so tired of saving bennies
Sep 7, 2010, 09:58 PM #6
pardon the interruption
pardon the interruption...
...and please forgive my ignorance (I'm from MD and have never surfed NJ), but wtf is a bennie? just curious, y'all are always talking about it and i don't have a clue what you mean by it...peace.
Sep 7, 2010, 10:41 PM #7
benny is the northern/central nj term for a tourist/summer resident. always derogatory. it's an acronym standing for bayone, elizabeth, newark, & new york, which are the communities from which most summer visitors to lbi, seaside, belmar, etc. tend to hail.
"shoobie" is the southern nj equivalent. this one stems from the days when tourists used to ride the train from philly & bring their lunches in shoeboxes. this is used brigantine south to cape may.
or you could've done a search & saved me the trouble.
Sep 8, 2010, 12:04 AM #8
you're assuming common sense with the self-search. after no waves and the ensuing train of orange crushes i've drunk this afternoon...yea...
mahalo for taking the time to educate!
Sep 8, 2010, 01:10 AM #9Junior Member
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Would it be fair to say that in MD, we have a habbit of calling them tourons?
Sep 8, 2010, 02:24 AM #10