The first person to claim he 'coined' this phrase was an
American journalist/Social commentator, H.L. Mencken, in the early
1920s. It describes a section of the American South where the
population leans heavily towards evangelical Christian beliefs.
Some signs that American businesses in the 1920s were
experiencing success was workers no longer being subject to
standing in ration lines. Another indication of success was with
the new inventions and advancements that improved American