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Monday, January 27, 2014

Google autocomplete reveals what people ask most about each US state.

Some silly fun:

@Amazing_Maps asked Google "Why is {name of state} so..." and compiled the autocomplete results in a map.

Some of the results are ego-bruising --- hello, Georgia ("backwards") and Illinois ("corrupt"); others are ego-buffing, like Massachusetts' "smart."   :)















Click for larger version to your own state:
https://twitter.com/Amazing_Maps/status/427137968789549056/photo/1