Umbrella –  A standard English word, but with a special pronunciation. We say <UM-bah-rella>, not <um-BREL-lah>.

Up da road –  Heading “up da road” to either Chalmette or Arabi from lower St. Bernard.

University of New Orleans

Uptown side, downtown side, lakeside, riverside – The four points of the New Orleanian compass. “North, south, east, west”  fa-get-about dat don’t work in New Orleans.