How might time be said to stand still in this part of the rural South?
The comic seems to be set in the rural South during the 1940s-50s.
It may have something to do with his childhood in the rural South, where space, particularly at night, has a sound.
If the poverty is most pronounced in the rural South, the problems are national, he said.
It is related to the expression "the whole six yards," used earlier in the rural South.
It quickly began to flourish in the poorer, more rural south.
Shape note singing always remained a living tradition in the rural South.
We're a long way from those days in the rural South and then, of course, we're not.
The families had come from the rural American South for the industrial jobs.