You Might Be A New Orleanian If You Know The Meaning Of These 11 Phrases

New Orleanians have their own lingo, that’s for sure. Part of what makes our city so special is all the phrases and words that are unique to our area. Even some of our street names will confuse the average tourist (Burgundy and Calliope come to mind). But if you’ve lived in New Orleans for any amount of time, you’re sure to recognize these words and phrases that just about every New Orleanian has said at some point.

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How many of these NOLA phrases are you guilty of? Any you would add to the list? Let us know below!