My explanation for where my hometown is, refined some point during my freshman year at Penn State:

"I'm from the Shore, but like, not Seaside Heights... No, it's like on the complete other end of the Shore from Ocean City. Do you know Asbury Park, you know like the - yeah, like the Bruce Springsteen album. Yeah, I'm like the town right next to there. Right between Long Branch and Asbury Park."