FAIS DO-DO (fɛ dodo)

Used colloquially the expression fais do-do (Fay-DOUGH-DOUGH) refers to a Cajun dance party in New Orleans. How the term came to be used for dancing is a topic of debate among scholars. The term means “go to sleep,” and it is thought to have been used by mothers who would put their children to sleep before hitting the town and dancing the night away. A popular story about this phrase involves a special room at a town dance hall that was reserved for sleeping children. The children couldn’t hear the raucous and the parents could dance their hearts out.

You get fine drinks, soul food, good music and cheerful people.

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