Yat Encyclopedic Reference
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Armstrong) New Orleans gift to the world. The King of Jazz. An
bag from the now defunct Schwegmann
Brothers Giant Supermarket chain
in New Orleans any paper
grocery bag like referring to a tissue as Kleenex. During election
season the bag's featured the political endorsement of the stores owner
SHOW, DA SHOW
cinema. The movie house. The local motion picture emporium.
- A small
coin of U.S. currency, worth ten cents. Always pronounced with the
emphasis on the first syllable, <SIL-vah dime>,
"mosquito hawk", the local name for a dragonfly.
- A meat
preparation, made of various kinds of ground meats, seafood and spices,
stuffed into a casing. Usually spelled "sausage" by English speakers,
but pronounced in New Orleans as you see here, always <SAH-sage> and not
SPORTS - New Orleans At-leats and uddas from da woild a sports.
- Usually expressed
as "da stoop". The front steps to your house, where you sit
and chat with your neighbors.
SUCK DA HEAD
, SQUEEZE DA
- The technique for eating crawfish.