Hand Me Down
Clothing- Constructed from men's cast off suits and
other articled of clothing. Recycled into skirts, vests and
other clothing pieces. Old draperies were made into party dresses.
Hard Times Make a Monkey Eat Pepper-
From an old Creole proverb, "Want makes a monkey eat
pepper." Meaning that you will eat anything if you are
Hey La Bas- Hey you over
there. A Seventh Ward greeting.
Hickey- A bump on the
head. Webster's has the colloquial version meaning a pimple
or a pustule.