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1. Beau Coup: pronounced boo-koo: means a lot  
2. Congo Square: Town square in the Treme neighborhood where slaves used to meet on Sundays to dance.  
3. Lombardi Gras: Celebrated on February 9th, 2010, a good 53 days before Easter (as opposed to the typical 46 for Mardi Gras), honor...  
4. Geaux Saints: The Francophone cheer for the New Orleans Saints, the 2010 Super Bowl champs!  
5. Who Dat Nation: The collective term for the New Orleans Saints fans, taken from the famous "Who Dat?" chant.  
6. Who dat?: "Who dat?" is the shorthand version of a cheer for the New Orleans Saints football team (2009 NFC Champs!). The ent...  
7. Bobbasheely: A word that originated from the language of the Choctaw natives of the Gulf Coast. It means close friend, originall...  
8. 'Aints: The former nickname for the New Orleans Saints before their recent greatness behind quarterback Drew Brees.  
9. Dixie Brewing Company: A specialty brewer in New Orleans that started shortly after the turn of the 20th Century. Unfortunately, the facil...  
10. Geaux: A Cajun American play on the word "go", which derives its orthography from French influence in the area. You'll oft...  
11. Tulane University: A good private university in New Orleans. While the quality of its programs is certainly up there, many alumni over...  
12. CP3: CP3 is also the nickname of the Calliope Projects (CP), which is in the 3rd Ward.  
13. Neutral Ground: A very unique term to New Orleans for the median of a street. The Spanish and French, who inhabited the older part ...  
14. Where yat?: Means "where are you," "how you doin," etc.  
15. Gentilly: New Orleans East when Read Blvd was just Read Rd and a dirt road, Haynes Blvd was a shell road was called Gentilly....  
 
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