22 Maps That Show The Different Ways Americans Speak

I came across this map at Business Insider, and I had to share it. Linguists have looked at the speech patterns associated with 22 different words, and mapped dialects in the U.S.

This is a wonderful way to illustrate how different we are despite our common heritage.

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