On da wes bank – The West Bank of the Mississippi River, actually due south of New Orleans , includes such places as Algiers, Gretna, and Marrero.
also known as Ova da rivuh
Or what – Pronounced <r WUT>, and placed at the end of a question:
Ova bah – A general replacement for the prepositions “at” and “to”, particularly when referring to someone’s home, or a destination in general. “Where ya goin’?” “Ova bah ya mam mamma’s.”
Ova bah yam-mama-n-dem
Joe “King” Oliver, musician Early New Orleans Jazz trumpet player. Influenced Louis Armstrong.
Lee Harvey Oswald, New Orleans native, alleged assassin of JFK Beauregard Junior High and Warren Easton High school alum.