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

Let's pass a good time!

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 Jun 05, 2018
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Question: 1/16Choose your answer!


Your friend asks if you want to go and get some Étouffée with her. What is it?
Toffee
Spicy strew
Ice Cream

Question: 2/16Choose your answer!


What is another word for "swamp"?
Doldrum
Snuff
Bayou

Question: 3/16What does the phrase in quotations mean?


You're riding in a car with a Cajun. They park and ask: "You wanna get down with me?"
Do you want to get out of the car and walk there with me
Do you want to fight about it?
Do you wanna dance in the car?

Question: 4/16Choose your answer!


Louisianans love to eat cornbread batter rolled into balls and deep fried, AKA:
Hush Puppies
Mini corndogs
Elephant ears

Question: 5/16Choose your answer!


Your friend asks if you prefer chocolate cake or vanilla cake but you don't have a preference, so you say...
"I'm Patton's duck"
"I am your father"
"I am the Walrus"

Question: 6/16What does the phrase in quotations mean?


If I'm going to "make some groceries" you know that I'm:
going to take a poop
going to clean the house
going grocery shopping

Question: 7/16Choose your answer!


A po’boy served with mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes and pickles is called...
A crabby patty
Dressed
Ready for school

Question: 8/16Choose your answer!


What does this phrase mean: “Laissez les bon temps rouler.”
Louisiana is the best state in America.
Live, laugh, love
Let the good times roll

Question: 9/16What does the phrase in quotations mean?


You and your friend just went to see a movie and they tell you it "gave them the frissons"
made them sleepy
turned them on
gave them the chills

Question: 10/16Choose your answer!


Your friend tells you something that you just find impossible to believe. You might respond:
My foot!
Barnacle!
Constitutional!

Question: 11/16What does the word in quotations mean?


We're all going to the Louisiana State fair to get "Cracklins"!
fried pork rinds
mini funnel cakes
fried ox testicles

Question: 12/16Choose your answer!


Which of these is used as a term of endearment?
Bon
Cher
Beyonce

Question: 13/16Choose your answer!


What would you call a happy person with a joyous attitude toward life?
Un manera de vivir triste
Joie de Vivre
Una vida pobrecita

Question: 14/16Choose your answer!


Although Louisianans hate to call it this, Boudin is basically comparable to...
Coffee
Bread
Sausage

Question: 15/16What does the word in quotations mean?


How "Louisiana" do you like your hot sauce?
dry/bitter
sweet
hot/spicy

Question: 16/16Choose your answer!


How is "eux" pronounced? As in " Geaux Saints!"
Out!
Go!
Ox!
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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.

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