No, It’s Not Nonsense - It’s Louisiana Slang! How Much Do YOU Know?

Do you know Louisiana lingo?

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 Mar 03, 2019
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Question: 1/23Pick Your Answer!


Ask any local — when it comes to eating crawfish, you always _____ the tail and suck the head.
suck
pinch
toss

Question: 2/23Pick Your Answer!


When you hear someone say they’re going down to “the Island”, they mean _____.
Grand Isle
Timbalier Island
Marsh Island

Question: 3/23Pick Your Answer!


In other states, it's which "county" you're from, but in Louisiana, it's all about the ________.
Sector
Zone
Parish

Question: 4/23Pick Your Answer!


Mm, what do you call that spicy country sausage used in Gumbo and other Cajun dishes?
Andouille
Longaniza
Chorizo

Question: 5/23Pick Your Answer!


_____ is a combination of traditional Cajun dance music, R&B, and African blues.
Ska
Zydeco
EDM

Question: 6/23Pick Your Answer!


You haven't done rice right, until you've had _____ beans and rice!
Red
Refried
Black

Question: 7/23Pick Your Answer!


What’s another word you use for “swamp”?
Doldrum
Snuff
Bayou

Question: 8/23Pick Your Answer!


In Louisiana, people tend to say "_____" instead of "have a good time".
go a good time
pass a good time
be a good time

Question: 9/23Pick Your Answer!


If you want a good étouffée, gumbo, or jambalaya, it all starts with the Holy Trinity of Cajun cooking: _____.
onions, bell peppers, and celery
shrimp, grits, and sausage
red beans, rice, and hot sauce

Question: 10/23Pick Your Answer!


If you hear the crowd crying out "Who dat" odds are, you're at a ______ game.
Bulldogs
Saints
Pelicans

Question: 11/23Pick Your Answer!


You might order your po’boy _____ with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and mayo.
dressed
sprinkled
smothered

Question: 12/23Pick Your Answer!


You can order the best beignets in the state at the world-famous _____. (And yeah, the tourists know all about this one, too.)
Cafe du Monde
Brennan's Restaurant
Muriel's Jackson Square

Question: 13/23Pick Your Answer!


If someone asks you to "make the groceries" they really mean:
Put away the groceries
Make dinner
Go grocery shopping

Question: 14/23Pick Your Answer!


You might hear, “Throw me somethin’, Mister!” during which of these holidays?
Christmas
St. Patrick's Day
Mardi Gras

Question: 15/23Pick Your Answer!


Choose the correct spelling: “_____ LSU Tigers!”
Gogh
Geaux
Go

Question: 16/23Pick Your Answer!


In the mood for something savory? _____ is a rich, spicy stew made with fish fillets, tomatoes, onions, and mixed vegetables.
Chowder
Courtbouillon
Brunswick

Question: 17/23Pick Your Answer!


Louisiana locals can spot a tourist, just by how they pronounce New Orleans. There shouldn't be a _____ sound anywhere in it!
long U
long E
short A

Question: 18/23Pick Your Answer!


It's not uncommon to see signs warning of which dangerous animal across the state?
Hogs
Alligators
Wild Turkey

Question: 19/23Pick Your Answer!


Got some old newspapers? Don't throw them away, use them for your next ________!
Crawfish boil
Paper-mache project
Re-wallpapering

Question: 20/23Pick Your Answer!


If you want to check out the Crawfish Capital of the World, you’ll have to head to _____.
Broussard
Bossier City
Breaux Bridge

Question: 21/23Pick Your Answer!


Real Louisiana foodies know everything goes better with _____ creole seasoning.
Mel's
Tony's
Jake's

Question: 22/23Pick Your Answer!


“You better do what your grandmother says or she’s gonna put that _____ on you.”
gris gris
who dat
fais-do-do

Question: 23/23Pick Your Answer!


You can say with confidence that there's nowhere else in the world quite like Louisiana and you'll always love the _____ State.
Crawfish
Humid
Bayou
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