Yat Encyclopedic Reference
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- A supernatural deity,
worshipped by most New Orleanians. Also known as Jezuz Gawd.
- An effeminate
male. Same as a Sissy.
GO CUP - A paper or
plastic cup for consumption of alcoholic beverages out on the street.
Anywhere else you will arrested.
GREAT MCNUTT - Character created by versatile New Orleans TV icon Wayne
Mack on the kiddies show he hosted in the 1960's which featured the film
shorts of the three wise men known as the Three Stooges. He hosted
the show before a live studio audience of young yat's who's main goal in
life at the time was to crawl through the large barrel that was part of
the set. He introduced each film segment with the refrain
"start the cotton pickin program."
He appeared in the Three Stooges feature movie the "Outlaws is
Coming" along with other Kiddy show hosts playing
the role of "Billy the Kid."
He was the rival of Johnny Miller on Johnny's Follies and Uncle Henry Dupre of Popeye and Pals as they fought for the hearts and minds of New
Orleans youth of the era. Mack was also one of the city's
best known TV sportscasters and one of the hosts of the Midday show on
GRIP - A small suitcase,
or an overnight bag.
Some use this to refer to all suitcases.
GRUCHES - Spooky goings on and paranormal events or high school
- Pronounced <GREE-GREE>. A (voodoo) spell. Can be
used to wish bad luck or misfortune on someone ("to put a
gris-gris on someone"), or as a force to ward off evil.
A stew or soup originating in south Louisiana
Lloyd "Hap" - Most famous New Orleans sportswriter (New Orleans
Item) and broadcaster (WWL-TV and WWL-AM). One of the
greater purveyors of New Orleans-eese. Like Bono or Cher all you
have to say is Hap in New Orleans to anyone over 40 and they know who
you are talking about.