What Are Some Common Cajun Expressions?


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Some common Cajun expressions are "Make the veiller," "Alohrs pas?," "Who dat?," and "chute-de-chute." Cajun expressions are prevalent in the American state of Louisiana and are typically comprised of a mixture of French and English, or a combination of several languages, known as Creole.

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"Make the veiller" is an expression used when someone is spending the evening with friends or other acquaintances. "Alohrs pas?" is often used as a reply to a question and it means "of course not." "Who dat?" is a common expression for "who is there?" It became a pop culture phrase when the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl in 2010. Chute-de-chute is a term used for the slide on a children's playground.

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