Who lived at the P.O. in China Grove, Mississippi? What does NASCAR
stand for? Where is the Redneck Riviera? When is Martin Luther King
Jr.'s birthday? What are Yellow Mama and Old Sparky? Entertaining,
fun, and educational, this quiz book covers every aspect of
southern culture from alligators to melungeons to zydeco. More than
800 questions--most drawn from the Encyclopedia of Southern
--cover literature, music, entertainment, history,
politics, the law, sports and recreation, science, medicine,
business, industry, and religion.
Test your southern I.Q.! Take a copy to parties and on road trips.
Use it to settle supper-table squabbles. It's a guaranteed good
time. Published in collaboration with the Center for the Study of
Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi Answers to
questions: Sister, who tells her story in Eudora Welty's 'Why I
Live at the P.O.' National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing,
Inc. The Florida Panhandle January 15, 1929 Electric chairs in
Alabama and Florida, respectively.
Originally published in 1996.
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