Sak-Ah-Me-Tay- Choctaw Indian influenced dish of ground corn (hominy) with
seasonings and some meat.
Shack Bully- He /she rules
the house or organization.
She's / He's Got a Ring in the Nose- She's in love. He's henpecked.
Shot Gun Wedding- Forced
into marriage because of pregnancy.
Sisters of the Holy Family- The order of black nuns founded by Henriette Delille in 1842.
Many students who attended St. Mary's Academy in the French
Quarter were from the Seventh Ward.
Sling Shot- A toy. A "Y"
from a tree branch was used to make this toy. The top of the
"Y" was fitted with a piece of rubber from a discarded
inner tube. A piece of inner tube was cut into a strip that
was wider at the middle and narrower at the sides. Then slits
were cut in the ends of the inner tube strips and attached
to the top of the "Y." Rocks, wadded up paper or
china balls could be shot from the sling.
So Dirty They Could Stand Up in a
Corner by Themselves- "Girl, her socks were
so dirty they could stand up in the corner by themselves."