Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.
That's great, because regional accents and dialects are a major part of why American English is so interesting.
Josh Katz, a former Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of Professor Bert Vaux and Scott Golder's linguistic survey, which looked at differences in American dialects (via detsl on /r/Linguistics).
American English dialects and pronunciation have been a point of interest from coast to coast among linguists for years. The idea first appeared in mainstream culture in 1937, when George and Ira Gershwin's song “Let’s Call The Whol...
Soda, pop, or Coke North Carolina State University statistics PhD student Joshua Katz created a fascinating series of maps that visualize regional variations in American English in the lower 48 states. Part of a research project ent...
North Carolina State University graduate student Joshua Katz recently created a series of 22 U.S. dialect maps that illustrate the differences between regional US dialects.