Louisiana Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Can you talk like a Louisianan? Take this fun quiz on Louisiana lingo and slang to test your native knowledge!

 Jun 05, 2018
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Can you talk like a real Louisianan? Louisiana has a lot of unique and quirky phrases, sayings, slangs, and pronunciations that set it apart from other states and distinguish it in the South. Do you know your Louisiana lingo? Whether you've lived in Louisiana your whole life or not, you can see if you can really speak the language! Do you know what it means to pass a good time? Do you know what "pinch the tail and suck the head" is referring to? Do you know the real way to pronounce New Orleans?women.com has geographic based quizzes not only to offer some fun trivia on specific places, but also in order to help reconnect you with your home city, town, state, or region. Whether its a place you went to school or worked, or if you lived there for a period of your life, we want to have a quiz for you so that you can relive some nostalgic memories associated with that place.

Did you or do you live in Louisiana? If so, then you likely have specialized knowledge about the state that you are probably not even consciously aware of—but it makes the state of Louisiana a part of who you are and very important to your identity.

Be sure to share this quiz with your friends and family, no matter what score you get, so that they can share their experience of Louisiana with you as well and you can have a meaningful conversation and connect through your shared geographic experience of the state! Louisiana has its own language, and that's something that connects you with everyone who's spent time in Louisiana!