Sunday, April 09, 2006

GIS and Linguistic Dialect Maps

Remember how cool the Figjam and Y'all tock funny post were? Well, Professor Bert Vaux originally from Harvard University decided to do a survey of different dialect differences in the United States and map out the results with GIS.

He has over 100 results up so far for different words. The usually suspects like aunt, caught, and caramel are mapped but so are others like Elvis, dragged and drug, lawn and grass. Enjoy! (Hat tip: NRO corner)

Category: Languages, Maps

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