New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Friday, July 12, 2024
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= two by:

A. Nah class, we'gunna praktiz
fadah fiyah drill. Ah wanchata-do' like ah-tawt'cha; go owt dah dohwah
tuba two.

Translation--Now class, we are going to practice for the fire drill. I want you to do as you were told; go out the door TWO BY two.


B. Hey,Lurse, looka dooze crookit tuba fawahs ya old man
jitzed putup-deyah'. Its gonna be sum kinda howz ya gonna have.

Translation--Hey Loise, look at those crooked TWO BY fours your husband just put up. It's going to be some kind of house you're going to have.