The first time I ever heard the “Who Dat” phrase, I was a graduate student at Tulane University in 1961. Last night my husband just randomly said dat who dat phrase. He was only sixteen. Better late than never, Gue, because LIFE has kept me from posting lately. You’ve now added to the ‘who dat’ lore; Google has you at #9 on its search results. It’s ironic because there was a recent battle over ownership and use of the words “who dat” in conjunction with the iconic fleur de lis and NFL fan gear. When she and her siblings were young. Is THAT IT????? From page to stage, from big screen to TV screen, either in its original form or a shortened version, these words have entertained people from the 1800’s to now. Who Dat! Others reference St. Augustine High School, LSU and Alcorn State University as the true creators. I vividly remember watching that same movie and the quote so I guess I always assumed that’s where it came from. Grandma signed Jack’s papers, after he was already on a ship and was found out to be only fifteen. Well, there you go — ask Uncle Mindy’s Dad what he remembers about that expression, not that you haven’t sufficiently solved the mystery, but you’ll probably find even more details as time goes by. No matter the origin, though, “Who Dat” is now a beloved and unmistakable rally cry – it’s even been memorialized in song. Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints!" Skeighty-eight! Thanks for coming over again! Who Dat say Dey Gonna Beat Dem Saints!!!!! ASK THOSE QUESTIONS NOW! Hi John and welcome. While cleaning out the tool shed, I came across a grave marker (with a first name only) he had brought home to repair. I can’t wait to hear what my uncle might remember about the famous old question. But said he will put some thought to it and let you know. Mantan Moreland, born in Monroe, LA in 1902, made his mark on Broadway with an act that played off the back-and-forth question “Who dat?” answered with “Who dat say who dat?”  I doubt Daddy would have seen the Vaudeville act, which was before his time. I love it! “How can you guys do this routine  night after night, putting yourselves down in front of white people when you’ve all got enough talent to blow them away without all this Uncle Tom stuff?”, “You don’t get it because you’re white too, young man,” Pete told me. I have just found your blog. The first remembrance I have of it concerned a story/joke about a guy that fell in an open grave at night and a guy that walked by. I grew up hearing my Mama repeat the “Who dat?” routine. My Mom taught my son the who dat…she’d call out “who dat” and my son would reply “who dat” and she would say “well, who dat dat say dat second who dat”….My Mom was born in 1931 and said she saw it as a skit on tv. He may be using “Who Dat” now because he can’t remember their names. No, that is not his connection to the question. Oooooh, that got me teared up, Wendy. then you just might be the lucky one who has managed to escape this social media upheaval (or you live under a rock, LOL)!!!!! - Answered by a verified Entertainment Expert We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. He said it to his grandson as well. Please enable JavaScript on your browser to best view this site. Actually just talked to Dad and he does not remember where he learned it. Ez hit makes its way in glory She will say, "Ach, dat vas goot! Kittley divey do, wouldn’t you? Hi Jerry and thanks for stopping by. It is highly possible that Daddy saw a feature cartoon titled “Little Ol’ Bosco Goes to Bagdad” when he went to the picture show. Who Dat!" Q: Why does a milking stool have only 3 legs? However, I do remember him talking about going to the movies as a boy. I love hearing these old stories! Q: … [‘once thing is certain’ near the bottom]. All three men tap danced extremely well. You look like both your parents — her eyes, his nose. I don't understand. Not Colts, they r overrated. No matter, it’s still funny! "Who Dat" Derives & Survives from Black Minstrel & Burlesque. LOL! !” order. Who Dat Say I Can't Say "Who Dat"? I think the doddy came last. "I do not know where it came from, however, I was a teacher at Kohn Jr. High in the mid 70s and the chant was Who Dat say they gon beat them Colts! I always say, "I believe you mean to say, 'Who is that', but that would not be correct either as that is a sentence fragment. Who dat? Rather than focus on what I might never know, I will instead share another of my father’s famous quotes with you and hope you take his advice: Oh you’re so right. After Mom died, I was pretty sure, but not completely sure, that there was one stone for both she and dad, and all that would be needed would be for her dates to be carved on it. I miss Papa very much. Yep, that’s right! We brought him over to #2 son’s house to see the grandchildren’s Christmas present…a horse. We need a new saying about the Saints, and it is “nobody!” "It's like, did they copy us? View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Who Dat, Say Who Dat? My initial read-through of the article seems to indicate that the NFL isn't sending out the cease-and-desist order for the use of "Who Dat", but for the use of "Who Dat" and the Saints fleur-de-lis and other Saints trademarks/designs. It was really funny. . Allow me to try and summarize the view, even if I do know in advance that my words will fail in adequacy. Who Dat Say Dat? I especially like the anecdote of fighter pilots keeping themselves company across the sky with it. Whether it’s a phrase or about generations past, you just don’t know what tomorrow will bring. Mantan Moreland as chauffeur, Birmingham Brown, In one of the Charlie Chan movies "The Scarlet Clue" or "Dark Alibi" (Should be "Who Dat say Who Dat when I say who Dat?) 105.3 HD2 – 3WL Label: Revue Records - REV 012T • Format: Vinyl 12 Tamlins* - Who Dat, Say Who Dat? Way above dis buryin’ sod, I did jump over here this morning from Facebook. This weekend, millions of us will be frittering away our time as answers to the question about who dat be watchin’ the Super Bowl on Sunday. I enjoyed reading your blog and the following comments. He remembered my dad saying it to our son. Glad you enjoyed the post and hope you visit often! I felt like I had seen that little cartoon several times before, as well, but it was black and white back in the day! How old is he? That is the answer to “Who Dat say they gonna beat those Saints?”–NOBODY is going to beat those Saints. Which comedy black character said "who dat, say who dat, when I say who dat?" – Who dat? Who dat! He stops and asks the darkness,  “Who dat?”, and an owl answers, “Whooooo?’, with the boy asking back, “Who dat say who when I say who dat?”. He repaired it and I’m now riding around with it in my trunk. I’ve heard all kinds of stories about ‘Who Dat’, too. Whimsical sayings and humor Check out these other pages. It became a time of great joy, mighty sadness, and ultimately, of  important awakening for me. He somehow convinced his mother, a God-fearing, Sunday-school-teaching Christian widow, to sign a document stating he was seventeen so he could join the marines before his seventeenth birthday. Published 1:31 pm Friday, May 29, 2020 . LOL. All I know is that I can still hear her launch into the “Who dat?” routine at the drop of a hat. Related products. . To be continued . How ’bout dat?” And if you haven’t heard or seen any references to this . She was a teenager in the 40’s, so it had to be from the movies of the day and the big bands. Posted in Birds Tagged adventure, atchafalaya, bayou woman, camp, dularge, fish, Houma, louisiana, new orleans, terrebonne, tour, wendy wilson billiot, wetland permalink. How in the world did you end up here??? Which comedy black character said "who dat, say who dat, when I say who dat?" Who Dat Say What? This was in the fifties as I recall. Oh no! Because he passed away in 1996, I can’t ask my father what that phrase meant to him. Download Image. I can still hear his voice although he’s been gone 20 years. I heard it in the context of a joke in circles of older men. The guys all returned to a line facing the audience and sang out in smiling harmonic unison as they continued to stomp-dance hard: “Who dat be sayin’ … ‘Who Dat?’ … when I say … ‘Who Dat?’ … Who dat be … the question … of em all?”, “I said now, who dat be sayin’ … ‘Who Dat?’ … when I say … ‘Who Dat?’ … Who dat be? “Who dat say who dat when I say who dat?” And dat my friends, is the end of one and the beginning of another story! BW. Who dat knew all dat histories was behind all of dat! It’s something my father would jokingly quote from time to time for no apparent reason. . Peace, mangeorge "who dat say who dat when i say who dat" Cafe Society. Now, my own update. Email the author. Today, the chant is popular with the Who Dat Nation, fans of the New Orleans Saints football team. I’m fairly sure the first time I heard this was when I was a kid. In order to break the lonesome monotony, a pilot would key his microphone and ask, “Who dat?”, to which a second pilot would reply, “Who dat say who dat?”  A third pilot then finished the historical skit with “Who dat say who dat when I say who dat?”. My mom use to tell me about her father quoting this phase. I hope he will read the story and maybe leave a comment and clear this up for us once and for all!! I’ll go visit him on FB right now and ask him to stop by. Obviously you’re no stranger to that song either. It is no secret that the phrase “Who dat?” has been associated with New Orleans Saints since 1983 when Aaron Neville added a chant to his version of  “When the Saints Go Marching In”–the theme song for the NFL team. Oh, for Pete’s sake….Now I’ll have THAT in my head all day! Because of my work as an activist on black voter registration in 1964, and my natural affinity for jazz all along, I got to know a number of black families in New Orleans back in the early 1960s in ways that most whites did not experience during that period. Who Dat Say Chicken In Dis Crowd . Download Image. Hey Cuz! By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. While back in dog years an airman from Rantoul by way of Ohio used to hang out at the farm. Love reading others’ stories about this old saying. ..." What … TBD in 2021 I know you’ve probably thought of this, but in years past, LilSis and I did some sleuthing/research at a couple cemeteries and found out that if you have the name of the person, (or the name of someone in the family buried in the same plot) they can most certainly tell you if the person is buried there and the exact location the person is buried. Hell Naw!!! Thanks. Plateaus….The highest form of flattery. Prime Cart. Wif de Master nevah counts? Well, no matter. I remembered my mom saying it randomly when we were kids. YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY. Who Dat Say Dat? My dad went through a period where he was visiting the graves of long deceased relatives. Wendy Wilson Billiot. Who Dat! I heard it in the context of a joke in circles of older men. The Bengals fans say Who Day(or Dey) while the Saints fans say Who Dat!, so I guess the Bengals fans said "who day" first. I just googled this phrase after seeing it on a Mardis Gras segment on the news tonight and found your blog. What you actually mean to say is, 'Who is that that is going to beat the New Orleans Saints professional football team.'". Floatin’ by de hills an’ valleys, Every Friday night Mom, Dad and I would go up to the Masonic Lodge for dinner and dancing. The Thin Man and his wife had a black manservant…whose name I cannot recall.One night the team were in an old house – haunted perhaps – While Mr & Mrs Charles got to stay upstairs in a room with a fire and a four poster bed, the manservant got a draughty creepy downstairs room. My father would have been 90 this coming November, and he was also in the Marine Corp but did not become a lifer. For some reason another black man was in a closet, scared silly and knocked on a wall. I think my mom sang it every time we were driving a good distance. I don't know. Aint nobody gonna beat dem Saints. A great memorable quote from the Tin Pan Alley Cats movie on Quotes.net - Fats Waller Cat: Where is I at?Giant Lips: You is outa dis world!Fats Waller Cat: Who dat?Giant Lips: Well... who dat?Fats Waller Cat: Who dat say who dat when I say who dat? Once those things get in your head, it’s awfully hard to get rid of them, isn’t it? Whether my father’s fondness of the rhetorical question stemmed from a boyhood cartoon, swing era entertainment, or war-time shenanigans, one thing is certain, those words were an indelible part of something in his past. When I googled the phrase this morning your blog came up. I LOVE THAT!!!!! Just the punchline is repeated and most know exactly to what it refers. I am researching Who Dat.Four years after you wrote it.I remmember as a young person watching TV in the mid 50’s. What a great man, and so funny! Cute! Tamlins* ‎– Who Dat, Say Who Dat?. After a couple months this degenerated to this snappy exchange. My dad was born in 1929! Staged minstrel skits featured frightened African-American characters saying "who dat" when they encountered a ghost, or someone imitating a ghost. Love you! (HUMOR) TheNFL Speculator Contributor I January 29, 2010 Comments. Well my Dad was saying Who Dat say Who Dat when I say Who Dat to me in the 60’s and 70’s long before the Monistere’s even learned how to record music or steal phrases from the public domain. However, these words found their place in the war even though he didn’t. Boop doddy diddy daddy woddam HOO!!!!! young. That was one the grandkids sang all the time when they were in preK and kindergarten. The chant "Who Dat" has been in circulation throughout the Southern United States for many years, some say even before New Orleans had an NFL franchise (1967). Who Dat Be Sayin’ Who Dat When I Say Who Dat. How many children did they have? Whatever. Whimsical sayings and humor Humor-Jokes. Originated from the fan generated chant in the late 80's, somewhat decent run of success, for the New Orleans Saints. Your email address will not be published. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. 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. Daddy was in high school during World War II and so did not get the chance to fight for his country. They would all take stage (or outside on Bourbon Street in earshot of the music) in a line, tap dancing up a storm to “When the Saints Go Marching In.” They would all be smiling to the point of sheer deferential obsequiousness into the faces of their usually older white tourist audiences. As the song neared its end, Pete would start dancing in a rotating circular motion between Skeet and Repeat as the latter two dancers each placed an index finger on the top of their partner’s head as though he were a spinning top. Your email address will not be published. Size: Quantity. An interactive gallery where the art is full of humor, flair and drama containing jazz, blues and zydeco roots that pours forth from lives inspired by the “Who Dat” sensibility. Jeez, I’m singing it now too! There was a series of “The Thin Man” starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. By Tim Reeves. Even though African Americans nowadays might be offended by his written dialect, it absolutely made him a popular and nationally-accepted American playwright. How ironic that yesterday, when I went back to Wikipedia to do more research for this post, I found the site blacked out in protest of two new bills–SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act), having to do with copyright infringement. It is ridiculous to think anyone could own the words “who dat” since they first appeared in the late 1800’s in a poem by African American poet and writer, Paul Laurence Dunbar of Ohio. I just think it’s a hoot that something so “off the wall” has such a rich literary, musical, dramatic, cinematic, and historical background. Thanks for stopping by and leaving this great memory with us! Many people reference the two words in poems, minstrel shows and even on an old jazz record. Chris Graythen/Getty Images. Ha ha ha! One of them heard a noise, and said, “Who dat?”. Anyway, it got me to thinking (and Hubby confirmed). Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. hehe. I can still hear Daddy saying it! As kids, my Grandfather would knock on the bathroom door and ask who was in there. Saints gonna be 19-0 past the cheating *** bastard Patriots. I’m another one that heard this phase randomly from my father. Who Dat Inc. Fleur de Lis Pin. And don't ask which group first came up with its catchy phrase and odd rendering of the English language. Before WWII. As I sat on the deck that morning, watching the owl on her nest, I wondered where my father learned that phrase and why he had such a deep connection to the words? There was once a great assemblage of the cullud population, all the cullud swells was there, They had got themselves together to … Braves or Saints: Who dat say dey started the ‘Who Dat’ chant? 0 0. The Who Dat folks from New Orleans go head-on with the Who Dey fans in Cincinnati on Sunday. Am I right? Residents say the phrase "Who Dat" is part and parcel of New Orleans culture. “When we say ‘who dat’ to all them white people, no matter how we be sayin’ it, we really be sayin’, ‘you better be ready to come up with an answer to that question, folks, because we all of us here, men and people too – and we ain’t goin’ away. . It’s amazing how many records are online now. – Dat be us!'”. I couldn’t believe it. Sold out Prior to October 17th, 1983, “Who Dat” was just bad grammar. Sold out. Thanks for bringing up Mairsy Doats, because I remember that one, too! $25.00. That day, my reading on Wikipedia.com revealed some interesting copyright-infringement information about the phrase. People love English lessons. Say what? Thanks for that update. She grew up a long way from Saints Country; no connection there. They may have copied it from the older, original act. But as for who started the chant first, it's been said that Who Dat! . Any of his siblings or peers might be able to add to the story. The saying has been around a very, very long time for sure! ѕɑϻϻϵ Just about every time someone walks in the door he says it, but…he’s been saying it off and on for years. And don't ask which group first came up with its catchy phrase and odd rendering of the English language. By this time … Who Dat Inc. Who Dat Stripes. A French woman is solicitous. It turns out it is the marker for a Great-great Aunt, but know one I’ve asked knows where she is buried. BW, Your email address will not be published. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Heish yo’ mouf, I hyeah dat music, During the war, fighter pilot squadrons often flew under radio silence, which got very lonely. Brees said in 2010 that he hoped the tradition would live on for decades after he's retired. That was my first thought, but I didn’t know Uncle Tommy ever said it. This sounds like a plausible explanation! Wonderful story. Last May he moved in with my brother and it was my job to close up his home. See example saying. It came bellowing at me as a song phrase from a trio of French Quarter street singers and tap dancers who called themselves “Skeet, Pete, and Repeat.”. I’ve got Daddy here with me this weekend. From poems to NFL gear, from ghosts to football fans, these words seem to have become immortal, spanning three centuries. Then, the "who dat"-"who dat say who dat" skit would play itself out. Sometimes the word "say" would appear at the beginning of the third line, yielding, "Say who dat say who dat when I say who dat." . Yes, I remember this expression often. Try. Who Dat Say: Amazon.ca: Clothing & Accessories. Then came the finale of the act and my introduction to who dat. Mostly concerning ghosts. I hope I can give you the picture of what Skeet, Pete, and Repeat did with that little phrase on the streets, one they often used in performance as the wrap-up number on the last set of the evening at the Dixieland {Jazz) Hall on Bourbon Street. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. More Galleries of Who Dat Say Dey Gonna Beat Dem Saints?!! I can remember the band members calling out the phrase “who dat?”, and the people dancing responding. Jan 23, 2019 - New Orleans Saints. I was born in Columbia, LA in 1960 and I heard that old saying, “Who dat say ‘who dat’ e’ry time I say ‘who dat’?” early in my youth. Daddy is 90 yrs. And guess what? Now I have the little fishies song in my head. Like Tweet Pin it Fancy +1 Email. Back when I was young I would stay up late at night to watch old movies from our parents’ era (still do). Title: Who Dat Say; Date: February 25, 2019; Size: 149kB; Resolution: 936px x 960px; Download Image. Yes, definitely teared up and love the picture of the 3 of you! Are you sure it was Abbot and Costello? They had a live band – a smaller version of a swing band like Benny Goodman’s or Glenn Miller’s – and that’s where I learned to dance, with my dad. The series were made in the 1930’s. G’day. I was born in Columbia, LA in 1960 and I heard that old saying, “Who dat say ‘who dat’ e’ry time I say ‘who dat’?” early in my youth. mangeorge April 10, 2012, 6:23pm #1. My father would be 100 this year. Don’t wait until tomorrow to ask questions, you may never get the chance to find the answers you’re looking for. ‘Mairsy Doats’ was another favorite of hers. While walking down a crowded City street the other day I heard a little urchin To a comrade turn and say, "Say, Chimmey, lemme tell youse, I'd be happy as a clam If only I was de feller dat … Aug 18, 2013 - Explore Kimberly Weibelt's board "Who Dat Say Dey Gonna Beat Dem Saints! The exchange between the pair ended with something akin to " Who dat updair who say who dat downdair when I say who dat updair, Who dat?" Thanks for doing that! It is very likely. Like you, I never asked her reason for saying it or what it meant to her. The chant opens Saints football games, and "Who Dat" can now be … At that point the squadron commander would butt in on his microphone with “You guys cut that out!” followed by a period of silence, and then a quiet “Who dat?” would break the silence, thus starting the sequence again. Who Dat Inc. Who Dat Nation. Love it! Somehow, though, I don’t think my dad would have known about this song or this playwright since they were before his time. Others say it came from a cheer used at Southern University and New Orleans’ St. Augustine High school. BW. A fan of the New Orleans Saints. It’s important for you to know what stirred me from the visual side to talk with the guys about it – and important to understanding what the fellows really felt they were doing with “who dat” in that routine. $25.00 Bella Canvas CVC Blend in Black Heather. The Who Dat folks from New Orleans go head-on with the Who Dey fans in Cincinnati on Sunday. He’ll make 91 in Aug. I’m chiming in a bit late here but better late than never. Label: Revue Records ‎– REV 012T “Who dat be sayin’ … ‘Who Dat?’ … when I say … ‘Who Dat?’ … Who dat be … the question … of em all?” On the face of things, Skeet, Pete, and Repeat appeared for post-performance tips before their all white street crowds of that era as the very embodiment of Uncle Tomism, making fun of their own statures as men and human beings for the sake of getting money from an audience who craved demeaning affirmation of their bogus superiority over blacks. I recall both Uncle Bill and Tommy saying it. But I know that’s not where my father picked it up, because he said it for as long as I can remember. Mindy and I grew up in different cities–me in Bossier, she in Monroe, so we only visited a couple times a year. “When we say ‘who dat’ to all them white people, no matter how we be sayin’ it, we really be sayin’, ‘you better be ready to come up with an answer to that question, folks, because we all of us here, men and people too – and we ain’t goin’ away. So, start calling all those cemeteries, friend, and get that grave marker back where it belongs! Then the first guy said, “Who dat say who dat say who dat when I say who dat say who dat?” Then it went on for several minutes, getting longer and longer each time one of them spoke. The touch of those fingers on the head would always produce a dreamy look of abject stupidity on Pete’s face, one  that invited the laughter of those people who needed help in feeling smarter by the sight of someone portraying himself as really so much dumber. Required fields are marked *. Hey Scarlet! Skeet, Pete, and Repeal all dressed in garish looking, zoot-suit fitting suits with formal shirts and ties. Upon hearing the echo, Rochester says "“who dat say who dat when i say who dat”. While the simple act of enlistment might not seem like a big deal at a time when patriotism was running high, it was his age that was a big deal. Ha, Brenda! Hey did your mom sing the one about the 3 little fishies and the mama fishie too…they swam and they swam right over the dam. (AP Photo/Frank Victores, File) Here comes Who Dey vs. Who Dat. Unlike the “Who’s on First by Abbott & Costello, “Who Dat Who Say Who Dat When I say Who Dat?” is just not known by 99.999% of the population. “Hunt, Fish, Talk” And quite an old memory for me, as well. I can believe this was so popular that only the punchline remained years later . Discover and Share the best GIFs on Tenor. Since New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees seems to be having a little trouble understanding things at the moment, let me put this in a way he can understand: What he said yesterday was more damaging, detrimental, and heartbreaking to the city of New Orleans and fans of the Saints than Bountygate. I do very much believe you, and that tells me that my dad, who loved to dance, surely had a similar experience as a young man, either in the marines or fresh out of the marines! Residents say the phrase "Who Dat" is part and parcel of New Orleans culture. The other man responded “Who dat who say Who dat?” To which the manservant asked “Who Dat Who Say Who Dat When I say Who dat?” I found it uproariously funny and still do.It is quite possible your Dad may have seen the original film and like me, the phrase had stuck in his mind! Ez hit rises up an’ mounts– Letter five: I remember hearing those words just like that when I was a little girl, and it was a very long time before I realized it was “Mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat ivy. I’ll be singing it all night now, too! And don’t ask which group first came up with its … Thanks again for stopping by. Post navigation ← New Year's Eve – 2011. – Who dat? I just googled this phrase. Mindy, would you please ask Uncle Tommy if he remembers where he first heard it and why it stuck with him? Anyway, we got a big kick out of it, circa 1948. In this gallery, feel free to touch each piece to explore the textures and the utility. Who Dat Say Dey Gonna Beat Dem Saints?!! The Who Dat folks from New Orleans go head-on with the Who Dey fans in Cincinnati on … I’m so glad you started digging up its origins. Today, the recurrence and resilience of these words raise another question about  my own history with the same: Why did take it take an owl calling to me from a tree to finally make me wonder why Daddy was so fond of the phrase,  and why wasn’t I more curious about it back when I could ask him? !” Then a highly irritated, “SHUT UP!! To de very gates of God! That would be great! Isn’t it odd the things we heard our fathers say without knowing the background? The first day I looked it up, I was writing the post about the owl and made a mental note to do a follow-up story about my father’s penchant for those words. Orphaned by age 7, she eventually ended up living with her brother and graduated high school in Bastrop, LA, near Monroe. Thought, but it seems some grammar-challenged young girl will go down in for... 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