'Do-do' itself is a shortening of the French verb dormir (to sleep), used primarily in speaking to small children. Comparable to the American English "beddy-bye", it is still commonly used by French-speaking people.
Sheriff Harry Lee of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana hosts perhaps the most famous contemporary fais do-do, an annual bash which raises money for his reelection campaigns and for charity. The fais do-do was featured in the November 28, 2006 broadcast of NPR's All Things Considered.
Doing biz across the board in '92. (clothing manufacturers add new lines at lower prices to adjust to consumer demand) (Column)
Jan 06, 1992; It began in '91 and it will surely mushroom in '92. In fact, it may change the map of the industry as we have known it. It's the...