Is “Jawn” dead?

That’s what an opinion piece in the Inquirer suggests, saying that Philadelphia’s once oft-used term is played out, probably courtesy of all the people not from Philly using it incorrectly. You agree with the Inky? Is jawn tired? Tell us…

That’s what an opinion piece in the Inquirer suggests, saying that Philadelphia’s once oft-used term is played out, probably courtesy of all the people not from Philly using it incorrectly. You agree with the Inky? Is jawn tired? Tell us your thoughts at voices@philadelphiaweekly.com and we’ll run them in an upcoming issue.

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      Kerith Gabriel is the former editor-in-chief at Philadelphia Weekly but somehow hasn’t figured out that means he doesn’t have to write nearly as much. As a routine contributor, journalism has been in his blood since his beginnings as a sports writer over a decade ago for the Philadelphia Daily News.