Louisiana Slang - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 19 "Typical" LA Things?

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 Apr 11, 2019
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Question: 1/19Choose Your Answer!


You couldn't possibly walk around the Quarter without hearing New Orleans' famous __!
Country
Raggae
Jazz

Question: 2/19Choose Your Answer!


Your grandparents probably spoke this French-based dialect, but you've only picked up on a few __ words.
Creole
Aostan
Meridional

Question: 3/19Choose Your Answer!


During ______, you can find the streets packed with people and littered with green, purple, and gold themed beads.
Easter
Lent
Mardi Gras

Question: 4/19Choose Your Answer!


Louisiana is the only state that is divided into _____ instead of counties.
Districts
Boroughs
Parishes

Question: 5/19Choose Your Answer!


It's not Mardi Gras until you've gotten the baby out of what cinnamon-swirled dessert?
King Cake
Bread Pudding
Sticky Buns

Question: 6/19Choose Your Answer!


Boudin and Andouille are two types of _____.
Pastry
Pasta
Sausage

Question: 7/19Choose Your Answer!


Now you know, all good Louisiana cooking has got to have the "holy trinity" of ingredients in it. Which three are they?
Hummus, garlic and pita
Bacon, lettuce and tomato
Onions, bell peppers and celery

Question: 8/19Choose Your Answer!


I've been trying to describe what a "pirogue" is to my friend from up north. Can you help me out?
The most delicious fried pastry... YUM.
A cocktail so strong, it'll put hair on your chest!
It's just a narrow canoe.

Question: 9/19Choose Your Answer!


During a certain time of year, your parents tell you to go to bed early because "Papa Noel" or __ is passing in the night.
Father Time
Krampus
Santa Claus

Question: 10/19Choose Your Answer!


How would a Louisianian use the term "cher"?
"Tonight everyone is gonna go down to the house by the cher. Ya'll comin'?"
"Oh cher, I told you not to touch that hot stove..."
"You cher are gonna have fun tonight!"

Question: 11/19Choose Your Answer!


It's true, I've eaten _____ before. The Archbishop of New Orleans even ruled it as seafood, so you're safe to eat it during Lenten Fridays!
Pig ears
Rocky Mountain Oysters
Gator

Question: 12/19Choose Your Answer!


The only acceptable time to shout, “Throw me somethin’, Mista!" is during a _____.
Parade
Funeral
Date

Question: 13/19Choose Your Answer!


They're ingredients everyone has in their kitchen, but do you know which two make up a roux?
Flour and oil ... no brainer!
It's not a roux without butter and cream.
It's obviously garlic and onions.

Question: 14/19Choose Your Answer!


"No, I'm not talking about Los Angeles, ____ means Louisiana!!"
City of Angels
La La Land
LA

Question: 15/19Choose Your Answer!


You're at the Superdome, the Saints are winning 3-2, and there's only 30 seconds left on the clock. What chant is filling the stadium?
Where Y'at?
Who Dat!
How’s ya mama an’ them?

Question: 16/19Choose Your Answer!


Where is the Crawfish Capital of the World located, exactly?
Shreveport
Lake Charles
Breaux Bridge

Question: 17/19Choose Your Answer!


There really is nowhere else quite like the ______ State! You're certainly lucky to get to call it home!
Bayou
Show Me
Silver

Question: 18/19Choose Your Answer!


What's that popular snack that's pretty similar to potato chips, except they're made from pig's fat?
Cracklins
Pralines
Porkins

Question: 19/19Choose Your Answer!


It's not a New Orleans celebration until you hear __.
"Bless your heart!"
"Let's get it, ya'll!"
"Let the good times roll!"
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