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46. Makin' groceries: Grocery shopping.  
47. Laissez les bons temps ruler: Laissez les bon temps ROULER, for spelling... yes, I'm abusing this feature to be a spelling nazi; sue me.  
48. Krewe: A group, led by a captain, that organizes a parade during Carnival season.  
49. Lagniappe: A little something extra.  
50. Creoles: French-cultured urban residents, early denizens of New Orleans, distinct from Cajuns in that Creoles were cosmopoli...  
51. Patois: The Cajun form of provincial French language, transmitted orally for three centuries.  
52. Zydeco: New Orleans-style Cajun-flavored music.  
53. Gumbo: A spicy Creole dish made with seafood or a mix of meat and sausage and vegetables.  
54. Storyville: Storyville is now a Children's fair inside City Park.  
55. St. Louis Cathedral: The oldest cathedral in North America, founded in 1720, sits on the banks of the Mississippi in New Orleans.  
56. Audubon Zoo: A 58-acre zoo in Uptown New Orleans, named for the famous New Orleans naturalist.  
57. Mississippi Mile: The second longest river in the United States, and the birthplace of New Orleanean city and culture.  
58. Alligator Pear: A Merliton we stuff it with shrimp, crawfish or crab stuffing and eat it.  
59. Andouille: A spicy Cajun sausage.  
60. Bananas Foster: Then it is caught on fire.  
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Trenton has its own 'style' of this lawn game, where one pitches round metal quoits (sort of like metal hoops or rings) at a target.

1. A mother of youth hockey players or a cheesy political gimmick to help mobilize the conservative base of the Republican Party for the 2008 Presidential Election.

2. The Alaskan version of "soccer mom" that was popularized on the national stage by Sarah Palin, former Wasilla mayor and current VP candidate on the Republican ticket. Palin said at the Republican National Convention: "What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull?....LIPSTICK!"

Rubber Bands.

1. You may hear the locals refer to the Clinton Presidential Library this way. It does sort of resemble one.

2. I prefer "The Glass Doublewide." It is a beautiful building though...

Yankee fans wouldn't shut up about a curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning the World Series since 1918. That is, until the Red Sox won in 2004 to dispel such a myth.