Yew think ah talk funneh?

Um, no, of course not.

By Cary Tennis

Published March 19, 2002 8:07PM (EST)

Steeped in the rough-and-tumble spoken-word movement, boiled in punk rock, roasted in alcohol, pressure-cooked in American literature and turned like a newel post on the lathe of American journalism, Cary Tennis preaches his strange, twisted sermons for Salon Audio pretty much every week.

He was born in Virginia and raised in Florida. It took him a few years to lose the accent. Now a question from Germany brings it all back home: Are Southerners the object of politically correct prejudice?

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