Spring 2000 celebrates our fifth anniversary and brings you: the southern accent, famous horse relics, bourbon, white trash and redneck writers, the Dixie Chicks, southern autobiography, Mozart in Georgia, images of Scottsboro, anatomy of the South, and “southern” culture.
"This fellow looks like a dirty, illiterate heathen."
"Is there any reasonable line to draw between what is southern and what is not?"
"It's loyalty to the wrong that's the true test of character."
"Wounded fourteen times in all, Old Baldy was lucky to have a carcass left to be stuffed."
"'Go to Alabama and you better watch out.'"
"White trash is no longer something to sweep out the back door."
Smithsonian Folkways, 1999
Old Hat, 1999
"'Now don't you feel smarter already?'"
"People rated as having strong accents are reliably more 'southern' in everything from their religious beliefs to their dietary preferences."
"There are few revelations beyond what one might himself discover at the bottom of a shot glass, julep cup, or snub-nosed bottle."
"South Carolina represents the mouth of the South."