Fun stuff for word nerds!
This link shows 22 maps, put together by PhD student Joshua Katz. The maps illustrate just how we Americans are separated by a common language.
How do you pronounce "caramel"? Or "crayon"? What word do you use for "a sweetened carbonated beverage"? (Apparently I am out of sync with the rest of the midwest, because I call it "soda," not "pop." Also? I call mayonnaise "man-aze" which makes me geographically incorrect.)