Truths About South

Truths About South - Christopher Brock November 26, 2002...

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Christopher Brock November 26, 2002 What commonly held ideas about the South seem to you most true or untrue? At a small convenience store somewhere in rural Georgia, a man wearing a ski mask and armed with a nine-caliber glock demands the money from the store’s cash register. With trembling hands and tapping feet, the nervous criminal commands the store clerk to empty the drawer’s contents into his tattered book bag. As the old southern clerk reached down to open the register, he revealed his hands to be holding a twelve- gauge shotgun; with the gleaming black barrel aimed directly at his face, the masked fiend dropped everything and fled as hastily as he could, never looking back. From this story and others like it, I have come to the conclusion that many Southerners fear no one. However, this is not the only impression about the South that I find to be true. Sometimes one may hear another refer to Southerners as “slow-witted,” “inbred” or “illiterate” and things of that nature. These are the most ignorant and false
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course ENGL 1101 taught by Professor Elenbaas during the Fall '07 term at GCSU.

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