06/06/2013 12:12 pm ET

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

Everyone knows that Americans don't exactly agree on pronunciations.

Regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting as a dialect.

Joshua Katz, a Ph. D student in statistics at North Carolina State University, just published a group of awesome visualizations of Professor Bert Vaux and Scott Golder's linguistic survey that looked at how Americans pronounce words.

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