Yat Encyclopedic Reference
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- To do grocery shopping. Thought to have originated with the
French expression for grocery shopping, "faire le marché".
- Pre-Lenten celebration for which New Orleans is famous
(although some say it started in Mobile) is pronounced
- Pronounced <MAH-ran>.
Your godmother. Elsewhere the terms "nanny" and "nanan" (pronounced NAH-nan)
are also used for godmother.
- Ya grandma.
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MIRLITON - A
vegetable pear or chayote squash, which grows wild in Louisiana and in
backyards throughout New Orleans. Pronounced <MEL-lee-tawn>,
usually stuffed with shrimp, ham or gound meat and rice.
MONKEY HILL Highest point
in New Orleans. Located in Audubon Park (Zoo) in the location
where the monkeys were prior to the Zoo renovation.
- Dr. Momus Alexander Morgus 'AKA Morgus the Magnificent," noted
director of the Momus
Alexander Morgus Institute (MAMI) this "Friend of Science" has led
members of New Orleans "Higher Order' from his location at the "Old City
Ice House" along with his faithful companion Chopsley in pursuit of the
scientific breakthroughs since the late 1950's
MUFFULETTA - A
quintessential New Orleans Italian sandwich, of ham, Genoa salami,
Provolone cheese and marinated olive salad on a round seeded
Italian loaf. Credited with being invented at Central Grocery on Decatur
in the French Quarter.
Locals pronounce this <muff-@-LOT-@>, also called a "muff".
MUSICIANS - Dis is a long list and dem some. We wrote da book.
- Mayonnaise. Blue Plate is king.