Yat Encyclopedic Reference
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section of New Orleans from the River to North Claiborne
BUCCANEERS (New Orleans professional basketball team the American
Basketball Association 1967-1970
HAI - Famous New Orleans Polynesian theme restaurant located on
Ponchartrain Beach property. A favorite prom date location
Is it root beer?
New Orleans originated
sarsaparilla based soft drink. Now brewed and marketed
nationally by Coca-Cola it is New Orleans quintessential accompaniment
to any Po-Boy.
BINGLE - Snowman puppet created by Maison Blanche in advertising
campaign to promote kiddy toys a staple of adolescent TV viewing for
Baby Boomers looking to catch the latest toys to add to Santa's list
BINHAVIN, BEEN HAVIN'
To have had something for a long time
BINLOOKIN, BEEN LOOKIN'
To have searched for something for a long time.
BLUE RUNNER - Quick fix
of red bed beans in can. Add sausage heat and serve over rice.
A small injury or
A term of
endearment, usually for small
form of address for men, usually one with whom you are not acquainted.
- An inspection
sticker on your car, proof that you've passed the required annual safety
inspection. Throughout the New Orleans area the inspection sticker is called a "brake tag".
BEER BREWERIES - At one
Orleans had over 30 breweries. Until the early 70's Jax,
Falstaff, Regal and others were staples of New Orleans. Dixie the "King"
of New Orleans beers was brewed at the company's Tulane Avenue until
Katrina struck in 2005.
- A heck of a job by the federal government during Katrina.
BUDDY D (
Bernard "Buddy" Diliberto)-
World famous Yat icon. Noted Sportswriter (Times Picayune, Clarion
Herald) and TV and Radio Sportscaster. Famous for creating the
tradition of wearing a bag on one's head in protest of one's teams
pitiful performance (see
1980 New Orleans Saints).
Successor to Hap Glaudi as host of the Point After sports radio show on
WWL-am. Buddy dies in early 2005 (Thank gawd before Katrina) never
to fulfill his dream of wearing a dress if the Saints won a Superbowl.
BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS - Famous New Orleans Bid-ness people
BY MY HOUSE
, BY YOUR
, etc. To go to or have been to a house.