Culture / Humor / Words / June 14, 2013

If You Love Words You’ll Love This

Fascinating heat map portrayal of what terms are used for different things in various regions of the country (eg. water fountain vs. drinking fountain).

And for the record, pop is what I do to balloons or to someone who threatens my family. It is not a beverage. 

1. Basically no one calls it a soft drink.

Basically no one calls it a soft drink.

2. Y’all know that Kentucky is the only state where people really say “you all”?

Y'all know that Kentucky is the only state where people really say

3. Philadelphia loves its hoagies, but it’s a sub pretty much everywhere else.

Philadelphia loves its hoagies, but it's a sub pretty much everywhere else.

You can look at all eleven of these awesome maps HERE.




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