Why do People from New Orleans…(Google Auto-Complete Edition)

Funny things happen all of the time on the Internet. One of the funnier things is to use the Google auto-complete tool to find out what people are searching for. Today I googled, “Why do people from New Orleans” and let the Google auto-complete tool do the rest. The following is a screenshot of what came up:

What do people from new orleans..........

Why do people from new orleans……….

 

I’ve put the list below. My answers are italicized. Here’s the list:

Why do people from New Orleans sound like New Yorkers?

  • Getthefuckouttaheaaa..I don’t think we sound like New Yawkers, maybe our vernacular is a bit similar.

Why do people from New Orleans have an accent?

  • Why do people from all over have accents?

Why do people from New Orleans speak French?

  • The Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was drilled in our heads. Of course, French were here long before that. Think 1718.

Why do people from New Orleans talk funny?

  • We don’t talk funny. Your ears are funny.

Why do people from New Orleans “Who Dat?”

  • Baby, we’re some Saints fans, that’s why we say “Who Dat!”

If Google auto-complete is a true barometer of what people are searching, it clearly appears out-of-towners are mystified of how we talk down yere. Ya heard me? Who dat?

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