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Cajun French Phrase 

Nique a chien - used for either a dog bed OR a pallette when you make a bed out of blankets on the floor
so maybe three blankets down and one on top of you.

Cajun French uses 'a' a lot instead of de/du cause it's old

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Cajun French Phrase 

@Cyborgneticz Given the current meaning of "nique" in modern French, this is one to be careful with!

Cajun French Phrase 

@pence oooh I don't know what it means now. I only know the cajun meaning

Cajun French Phrase 

@pence oh geeze yeah that'd be a talking past one another moment lmao

Cajun French Phrase 

@Cyborgneticz I definitely did a scrolling double take 😆

Cajun French Phrase 

@Cyborgneticz (At the same time you can see the etymological link, of course... "bedding," if you will *cough")

Cajun French Phrase 

@Cyborgneticz interesting. Could you explain the French, maybe Cajun French, phrase 'nique la police' too, please?

Cajun French Phrase 

@raiserin someone else pointed out that niquer in standard french essentially means 'fuck'
It doesnt mean that for us

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