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Blog entry by BigYin posted 02-13-2015 11:23 PM 1541 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ive been asked to make a house sign – In french – a language in which i can just about order beer and pizza…
Im told its a New Orleans expression not used in france
Could someone please tell me which is the correct spelling

Laissez les bon temps roulez
Laissez les bons temps rouler
Laissez le bon temps rouler
Laisser les bons temps rouler
Laisser le bon temps rouler

“Let the good times roll”

thanks in advance

shorty

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...



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jacquesr

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#1 posted 02-14-2015 12:03 AM

Hello from Montreal. They’re right spelling is number two. Let me know if I can help you in anyway.

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Ocelot

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#2 posted 02-14-2015 12:33 AM

Wouldn’t that be a french-speaking Jaques?

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jacquesr

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#3 posted 02-14-2015 12:42 AM

Exactly. Jacques. French Canadian.

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Texcaster

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#4 posted 02-14-2015 10:46 AM

Clifton Chenier – Bon Ton Roulet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ip7W1n81luw

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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#5 posted 02-14-2015 12:44 PM

Profitez du bon temps ! I think it would be more appropriate. So ’’ Profitez du bon temps ’’ is used if you talk to more than one person. If you talk to one person you would say ” Profites du bon temps ” Have ” Une bonne journée ! ” Denis from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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#6 posted 02-14-2015 02:11 PM

The New Orleans motto is “Laissez les bons temps rouler”.
You see that everywhere.

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Mambrax

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#7 posted 02-14-2015 02:30 PM

#3 is the one you want, that will be the right French “french” to spell it. Cheers

-- Let's do the best we can !

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jacquesr

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#8 posted 02-14-2015 03:37 PM

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#9 posted 02-14-2015 05:47 PM

+1 for #2

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#10 posted 02-14-2015 09:51 PM

Thanks Guys and may the good times roll for you all

shorty

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

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#11 posted 02-14-2015 11:29 PM

I live in Lafayette, LA, about 2 hours due west of New Orleans. Locally, we use the second form in tourism promotions and other local advertising.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#12 posted 04-12-2015 12:23 PM



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