one of the nation's 6th most wealthy states that many people have misconceptions of. usually stereotyped as smelly, dirty, and unclean, yet that only makes up about 5% of the area of the state. other 95% includes scenic river valleys, picture-perfect suburbs, rolling farmland, sandy beaches, and bustling nightlife
"I would drive around New Jersey to get to New York because it smells."
is a terrible misconception.
Short for Abercrombie & Fitch, a clothing company who used to make presidential quality clothing (worn by Roosevelt and Ford among others). Became bankrupt in the 1970s, was aquired, then later reinvented itself into the young, rich, WASPish "lifestyle" clothing company it is seen as today. Usually perceived by middle and lower class American youth as tastelessly showy and flamboyant.