Island, British Crown Dependency in the English Channel. Term often misused to identify a US state by Americans who are blithely unaware of the Island's existence.
New Jersey resident: I'm from Jersey.
Jersey resident: No you're not. I'm from Jersey. You're from NEW Jersey.
New Jersey resident: (confused) It's the same thing.
Jersey resident: Hasn't it occurred to you that if your state's called
New Jersey, there must also be an "old" Jersey somewhere?
New Jersey resident: Er, um...(panics, then brain suddenly implodes attempting to process this information).
Jersey resident: That's a shame. I was also going to tell him where York and Hampshire are.