New Orleans *Slang* - It's A Thing. Do You Know These 19 "Typical" Things?

You may need a gris-gris to pass this quiz!

liz, New Orleans
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 Dec 20, 2020
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Question: 1/19Choose your answer, cher!

You'd only shout "Throw me something, mista!" during a...
Birthday party

Question: 2/19Choose your answer, cher!

Sometimes the best place to get a poboy is at a...
Gas station

Question: 3/19Choose your answer, cher!

Bourbon Street is to alcohol as Plum Street is to ___.

Question: 4/19Choose your answer, cher!

When can you get a king cake?
Hurricane season
Mardi Gras

Question: 5/19Choose your answer, cher!

Down in New Orleans, the city folk are ___ in a rush.

Question: 6/19Choose your answer, cher!

You "pinch the tail and suck the head" when eating...

Question: 7/19Choose your answer, cher!

"Mais, ___! I'm so glad to see you!"
My love

Question: 8/19Choose your answer, cher!

"Lagniappe" means:
On the side
With ice cream
A little extra

Question: 9/19Choose your answer, cher!

Everyone knows about the little ___ dog.

Question: 10/19Choose your answer, cher!

Which does not belong?

Question: 11/19Choose your answer, cher!

If you hear someone talking about a "gris-gris", they most likely practice ___.

Question: 12/19Choose your answer, cher!

What's the first thing you think of when you hear "category 1"?
Trivia round 1
Not spicy

Question: 13/19Choose your answer, cher!

The only people calling the city, "N'awlins" are...
City folk

Question: 14/19Choose your answer, cher!

"Dooky Chase" refers to a...
New Orleans dish
Jazz band

Question: 15/19Choose your answer, cher!

Can you drink alcohol outdoors?
Depends on the area

Question: 16/19Choose your answer, cher!

The Cajun "Holy Trinity" of cooking is ___.
Shallots, carrots, potatoes
Bacon, lettuce, tomatoes
Onions, bell peppers and celery

Question: 17/19Choose your answer, cher!

What do the words calliope, tchoupitoulas, and decatur have in common?
Street names
Food dishes
Names of drinks

Question: 18/19Choose your answer, cher!

The most quintessential New Orleans phase, "laissez les bon temps rouler" means...
How's ya mama an' them
Let the good times roll
The joy of living

Question: 19/19Choose your answer, cher!

Leave the ______? No way, I love New Orleans way too much.
Big Sun
Big Easy
Big Apple
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