Did you know that many of the unusual words and phrases we use are borrowed from the French language, brought here by the first founders and settlers of New Orleans?
New Orleans Saying French/Cajun French
- make groceries faire du shopping (to go shopping)
- make do-do faire dormer (to go to sleep)
- parrain parrain (godfather)
- by my house chez moi
If you know any other words or phrases influenced by French, post a comment to this blog!