New Orleans Bounce Slang Defined

New Orleanians have a hodgepodge of slang terminology often used in bounce music. Here is some of the "slanguage" defined:

504: The New Orleans area code, used in terms such as "I represent that 504."

Beaucoup: A lot, from the French, as in "that was beaucoup funny." Pronounced "bookoo."

Slugs: Gold teeth. To be "slugged up" is to have a mouthful of gold teeth.

Trill: An adjective that means to be real and true.

Ward: A section of the city.

Whoa'na: Uh oh.

Source: Taurent Legendre and Halla Black.

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