Sunday, November 2, 2014

Maps of Word Origins

While a little busy to write a longer post at the moment, I just randomly stumbled on this article. It's from Trove, picked up by T.J. DeGroat, in an article by Michael B. Kelley and originally from a Reddit user called sp07. (Never mind where words come from, where do blog posts come from?)

Anyway, there are several maps showing the spread of  several common words, mostly food and drink.
Here's one on something near and dear to my heart:

 You can find more of these interesting maps and a little analysis HERE

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