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Response to 3catwoman3 (Reply #11)

Fri Jun 10, 2022, 06:05 PM

14. New Orleans accent that sounds a lot like a Brooklyn accent.

Most movies and tv shows set in New Orleans give native New Orleanian characters a soft southern drawl whereas the real accent is very harsh. And there are a lot of New-Orleans-specific slang words that are used here and considered as part of the Yat language.

It is believed that the term ‘Yat’ was derived from the phrase “Where ya at” which is generally accepted as a greeting like “How are you?”

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