15 Words You’ll Only Understand If You’re From Louisiana

In Louisiana, just like in every state, there are some phrases that are so natural to utter they’ve become second nature. Local dialect can speak volumes in regards to a state’s culture, unique history, and traditions. Louisiana is rich in Cajun and Creole influences and many sayings have thus evolved out of those influences. Here are just a handful of sayings you’re sure to hear all the time in this Southern state.

Are there any other phrases that you hear around Louisiana that aren’t on this list? Tell us about them!