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9 Ways to Know Whether You Speak Like a True Baltimorean

Business Insider recently posted some awesome data visualization maps by Joshua Katz, an NC State Ph.D. candidate in statistics, which examine linguistic differences across the United States. We examined the maps for clues as to how a true (read:  statistically average) Baltimorean would pronounce such controversial words as “pecan” and “caramel”; the results are below: