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We picked up one excellent word—a word worth traveling to New Orleans to get; a nice limber, expressive, handy word—'lagniappe.'
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Beside, there is no law prohibiting profanity in books: the whole inquiry here is but so much lagniappe.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
At least, I saw her buy a quartie's worth o' coffee and a quartie's worth o' sugar, an' then ask for lagniappe o' salt.
Whyn't you ax fur des one lagniappe o' sugar-plums, baby, bein's it's Christmas?
Lagniappe is a small gratuity which New Orleans children always expect and usually get with a purchase.
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