12 Phrases That Will Make You Swear New Orleanians Have Their Own Language

If you’re new to New Orleans, there’s a good chance you’ve heard things that you had a little trouble understanding. Here’s your guide if you want to understand the locals—and even sounds like a local from time to time.

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How many of these phrases have you heard? Which ones do you say? Which ones did we miss from this list? Let us know in the comments below. We love to hear your comments and feedback!