Sunday, March 19, 2006

Eephing (npr)
The eccentric Southern tradition of "eephing" is best described as the hillbilly equivalent of the hip-hop human "beat box" vocal style -- a kind of hiccupping, rhythmic wheeze that started in rural Tennessee more than 100 years ago.

This piece is written by Jennifer Sharpe of Sharpeworld, which, if there's ever a history of blogging written should be praise-piled pretty early in the first chapter. It's been up'n'down, and there's 404s galore, but when the girl is on, nobody can touch her.