Learn the Lingo with American Income Life
Do you find yourself lost in thought about being in New Orleans for #AILConvention2013? Good news! We’re almost there!
There may be unfamiliar terms, accents, dialects, and language you’ll hear when you arrive in the Crescent City. To give you a head start on the learning curve, we’ve made a list of the local lingo for you!
-Krewe: An organization or group that parades at the Mardi Gras celebration.
-Crawfish: Small, edible, freshwater crustaceans. (Crawfish are also known as “mudbugs.”) This is a traditional food in Louisiana.
-Beignet: A French donut covered in powdered sugar.
-Bayou: French for “slow moving river.”
-Creole: A French and African cooking style blended with local ingredients.
-Po’boy: A New Orleans style sub sandwich.
What are some other terms unique to the city that you know? Share them here!
“Laissez les bons temps rouler!” (Let the good times roll!)