12.17.2011

Lagniappe 50: Cool for Cats

In which the author reads for us ... Chapter 1 of Cool for Cats by Andrew Ordover

Cool for Cats
(listen or download from link above)
A new detective with a distinctive voice.

According to Webster
la·gniappe \ˈlan-ˌyap, lan-ˈ\
Function:
noun
Etymology: American French, from American Spanish la ñapa the lagniappe, from la + ñapa, yapa, from Quechua yapa something added
Date: 1844
: a small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase;
broadly : something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure

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