blackgirlgenius (olamina) wrote,

i don't wanna go home

tiny nola glossary
get water = to have water related flood damage
berbae= baby (pronounced beahrbae)
throws= things you catch during the parades (mostly beads, but also cups, beer cozies, teddy bears, etc.)
doubloons = commemorative coins thrown during parade. they can put an eye out
what time do they roll? = what time does their parade start?
krewe= group that puts together a parade (major ones are Zulu, Rex, Endymion, and Bacchus)
flambeaux= flame carriers
krewe name, float number, side (sidewalk or neutral) = information you need to find a friend on a float (you get better throws if yor friend sees you, it's customary to get the people around you to yell for your friend also)
neutral side = center divider
Tags: mardi gras, new orleans

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