A Philly TV Station Tries To Figure Out, ‘What Is Jawn?’
If you're from the Philly area, you've probably heard the word "jawn" on more than one occasion.
Jawn is one of those all-encompassing regional words that can pretty much mean whatever you want it to mean. Typically, it's used as a noun, but when it comes to jawn, there really are no rules.
Want someone to pass the salt? "Pass that jawn." Like your friend's new shoes? "Man, those are nice jawns." Get it?
Now, watch this TV station break it down even further!