American dialects mapped

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Joshua Katz, at NC State University’s Department of Statistics, compiled a series of simple, striking maps that visualize the words Americans use—and where they use them. them. The data was compiled from a 122-question survey conducted by Bert Vaux at the University of Cambridge. Below are just a few 15 of my favorites to whet your appetite for the full set of 122. appetite.