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Re: Slang term "my trout"

Posted by Bob on March 01, 2003

In Reply to: Slang term "my trout" posted by Patty on February 28, 2003

: Sorry (LOL) I posted this wrong. Srart, again.......

: There is a regional slang phrase or term in which someone may call someone with whom he is acquainted (well acquainted?) "my trout" (or "me trout"). It is from the Atlantic maritime region, meaning Newfoundland, Maine, NovaScotia, etc.

: I should say I'm not sure I have heard this correctly, but I believe I have! Curious thing to call someone.

: Anyone know just what is meant and also how the term originated. Thanks. - Patty

It's unfamiiar to me, but perhaps it's related to the Arcadian (transplanted to Louisiana cajun) "ma tout." (My all.) Clifton Chenier (sp?) had a catchy, popular Zydeco song called "Ma Tout Tout."