Cajun French

Bernard St-Laurent talks with Amanda Lafleur about Cajun French. Amanda coordinates the Cajun French courses at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

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Here are the usages we heard:

Par la porte d'en arrière : By the back door

Parrain : Godfather
 
Marraine : Godmother

Comment ça va? How are you?
 
Comment les affaires? How's business?

Comment les haricots? How are the green beans?

Mieux que ça et les prêtres seraient jaloux : Better than that and the priests would be jealous.

Comment les canes sont (caleçons)? : How are you? / How is the cane growing? / How is your underwear?

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