Dialect and Pizza

December 16th, 2013
in econ_news, syndication

Econintersect:  Flowing Data has a summary of 2013 year in review of their posts.  Some of the highlights have to do with regional dialects and one maps the dominance of various pizza chains.  Click on the map below to see the four most common dialect expressions when addressing two or more people, although one form (y'all) has been noted when only one person is being addressed.

Click on map for larger image.
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Follow up:

The map of pizza chain popularity is given below.

Click on map for larger image at Flowing Data.
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A third map shows how dialect uniformity varies across the nation.

Click on map for larger image.
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What is left to do with this data?  A correlation map for how dialect influences pizza chain dominance?

Joking aside, Flowing Data has all sorts of interesting data visualizations.  For example there are thus far 122 dialect survey maps for the U.S.

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