xkcd: Words in every state map

Jun 2, 2017

xkcd reading my mind somehow as usual. Not all state word maps are bad. But most of them are.

See also: 19 Maps That Will Blow Your Mind and Change the Way You See the World. Top All-time. You Won’t Believe Your Eyes. Watch.

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