New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Monday, October 21, 2019
Search this site.View the site map.
 
 

Body Parts

Awms = arms

Grammaw Beads = Grandma Beads = Dirt in the creases of the neck. When little boys would get really dirty and sweaty, they would get grandma beads under their arms.

Hairs = Hair, as in ....."Gawd, dawlin' my hairs, they're so disgustin' I think I'm gonna go wash them in the zink"!

hawt = heart, as in "In my hawt of hawt's I loved that child".

Head = Hair, as in "I have go wash my head".

Teet = Teeth, as in "I have to go wash my teet".

Trash Mouth = Trench Mouth (a disease)

Toe Cheese = Dirt and grime stuck between the toes