The new high school teacher had been born and raised in the North but was now teaching in
Georgia. All of her students spoke with a very pronounced Southern drawl… Because she
was having difficulty understanding her students’ accents, she said to one girl, “I do
wish you Southerners would speak English!”
“We do,” Sarah replied.
“Well, it’s not the King’s English,” the teacher protested.
“Sure it is,” Sarah said. “Elvis was a Southerner.”