Origin of lagniappe
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Gramercy Cellars (Greg Harrington, winemaker) in Columbia Valley–-especially “Lagniappe” Syrah.Taste Off: Super Bowl State Wines From Colorado and Washington|Jordan Salcito|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Beside, there is no law prohibiting profanity in books: the whole inquiry here is but so much lagniappe.A Book of Prefaces|H. 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.