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“Go ahead and put that jawn down on the table.”

“Yo. Gimme that jawn over there.”

“So, I’m drivin’ down the Skookul ‘n allasudden ereybody stops.

I’m like ‘what’s up with this jawn?! I gotta get ta the Linc ta see the Iggles!



You’ve heard that word time and time again. But what does it mean? Before we get into all that, let’s just be clear about this jawn. It’s a Philly thing. And while I’m excited to see it recognized, I’m not thrilled that citizens from other municipalities will now think they can use it. Because, like I said. It’s a Philly thing. Period.

Jawn is one of the 566 new words has added to their database this week, as well as 348 new definitions for existing entries and 2,256 revised definitions.

How would you define this indefinite term? Luckily, you don’t have to. You know how to use it and that’s all that matters. But a dictionary MUST have a definition, so here’s how describes it:

  • Jawn – “Something or someone for which the speaker does not know or does not need a specific name.” (Commonly used in Philadelphia.)

At least they gave us credit.

In addition to 566 new words, the website also updated entries to change binary-gendered phrases like “he or she” and “his or her” with gender-neutral “they” and “them” to use more inclusive language.

These are some of the new entries and what they mean:

  • Nepo baby – “A celebrity with a parent who is also famous, especially one whose industry connections are perceived as essential to their success.”
  • Unsend – “To delete (a digital message such as an email or text) from the devices of the sender and receiver.”
  • Blursday – “A day not easily distinguished from other days, or the phenomenon of days running together.”
  • Greenwashing – “An instance or practice of promoting or affiliating a brand, campaign, mission, etc., with environmentalism as a ploy to divert attention from policies and activities that are in fact anti-environmentalist.”
  • Chatbot – “A computer program designed to respond with conversational or informational replies to verbal or written messages from users.”
  • Coffee nap – “A short nap, usually 15–30 minutes, taken immediately after drinking a cup of coffee, the claimed benefit being that the energizing effect of caffeine may be bolstered by a sleeping body’s drop in adenosine levels.”
  • Sleep debt – “The difference between the amount of sleep a person needs and the actual amount of time spent sleeping, when the amount needed exceeds the time slept.”
  • Shower orange – “An orange that is peeled and eaten under a steamy shower, the purported benefit being that the steam enhances the orange’s citrusy fragrance and creates a soothing experience for the person who is showering.”
  • Sextortion – “Criminal behavior in which a perpetrator illicitly obtains sexually compromising material, such as images, and then threatens to publish it or harm the victim in other ways unless further material or a sum of money is surrendered.”
  • Polysexual – “Noting or relating to a person who is sexually attracted to people of various genders, but not necessarily to people of all genders.”


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7 New Scam Numbers Philadelphians Should Block Immediately

We have a list of some scam numbers people in Philadelphia should block immediately. These are among the top scams or spam messages associated with the most suspicious phone numbers reported by users to‘s Scam Call Monitor.

Getting a call from an unknown number these days is most times, a giant nuisance. Why? Because 9 times out of 10, it’s a scam call. These scams range from your vehicle’s extended warranty to losing weight fast, and so much more. Whatever it is, it isn’t very pleasant.

Now, these scammers have moved on to text scams. Ever received a text about a package you didn’t order? Scam. An urgent message with a suspicious link? Scam. Not only are they calling to bother you, but now they are hassling you over text.

These scams are dangerous because, at times, they seem really real. A lot of people have fallen victim to phone call scams and given their address, personal, or credit card information to criminals.

We don’t want you to get burned by these awful scams. Thanks to BeenVerified, we can give you a list of 7 definitive numbers to block now to avoid trouble.

Here are 7 new scam numbers people from Philadelphia should block immediately:

  • AT&T Free Msg: Congrats to 2 lucky users! (904) 495-2559

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    AT&T users beware! They are trying to bait you with too good to be true news. Lottery and prize scams tend to be the most common reported.

    The text reads: “ATT Free Msg: Congrats to 2 lucky users! Today’s winners of our raffle are: Tim N***** and you, (Name)! Claim now: (904) 495-2559”

    If you have questions, contact your cell service provider directly.

  • Debit Card Frozen Call: (863) 532-7969 Immediately

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    No one wants their account frozen without their consent! When you see a message like this, you may react quickly without thinking.

    Be careful of his text: “Debit Card Frozen. Call: 863.532.7969 Immediately We observed a potential risk related to your Account.”

    Don’t call any suspicious numbers without contacting your bank first!

  • U.S-Post : Your package is on hold for address issue. (301) 307-4601

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    This delivery/package related issue is an easy one to get fooled by. I mean, how many times have you ordered something and subsequently forgotten about it?

    This one claims to be from the US Postal Service, which adds a level of urgency. The scammer sends people a text that their package is on hold and to click the link:

    “U.S-Post : Your package is on hold for address issue. Tap: to check.”

    Do not click any suspicious links! You will likely get an email from the REAL USPS if there an issue with your package.

  • Bank Account temporarily ON HOLD! Call now: (858) 605-9622

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    This scam text reads: “(Bank name): ACCNT #5674 temporarily ON HOLD! Your security is our priority. Call now: (858) 605-9622 (Do Not Disregard!)”

    The bank names the scammers will use commonly are PNC, Chase and Wells Fargo.

    The “on hold” and “do not disregard” are used to try to get you to react without thinking.

  • Notice-Account ([WellsFargo] Reach us NOW (865) 630-4266

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    Wells Fargo users beware. If you don’t have Wells Fargo, this confusing message may also fool you for a moment. The scam text message warns victims that their Wells Fargo account has been temporarily locked and they should call right away. Scam messages create a sense of urgency to encourage victims to drop their guard and react without thinking. ALWAYS contact your bank directly first (and don’t use the number or link scammers provide!).

  • We have a failed delivery attempt for XXX. Call (469) 709-7630

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    This is another delivery attempt scam. This is a TOP scam attempt. People reported either they or a loved one were mentioned by name for a failed delivery attempt.

    The text may say: “We have a failed delivery attempt. To make changes to the address on file. Call 469-709-7630 file# 196*****.”

    Or, “The address on record for (Father’s NAME) is incorrect, please contact 469-709-7630 to correct it.”

  • Student loan forgiveness deadline coming. Call Kelsey at (202) 221-7923

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    If you are a student, or the parent of a student, this one may trick you. Scammers follow the news and tailor their scams accordingly. Student-loan debt forgiveness has been a hot topic in recent years, scammers are making false claims about nonexistent deadlines.

    This is what you may hear:

    “Hi, this is Kelsey Adams.” (No company name given.) “I’m following up regarding your eligibility for loan forgiveness.” Threatens wage garnishment if I don’t call 202-221-7923 with code 210**.

  • These Area Codes

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    According to, the top spam call area code in Pennsylvania is 717. In New Jersey, it is 201, In Delaware, it is 302.

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