Americans don’t exactly agree with everyone on the pronunciations of words. A major part of what makes American English so interesting as a dialect are the regional accents.
Joshua Katz, a Ph. D student in statistics at North Carolina State University, just published a group of awesome visualizations of Professor Bert Vaux and Scott Golder’s linguistic survey that looked at how Americans pronounce words. (via detsl on /r/Linguistics)
His results were first published on Abstract, the N.C. State research blog.
See more maps here
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