Where Soda Pop Means More Than a Carbonated Drink

When some of us say “soda” and others “pop,” we are asking for a carbonated soft drink and also, perhaps, signaling our cultural differences.

Human Capital: How We Talk

Joshua Katz, a graduate student at North Carolina State University, created a mesmerizing series of 122 visualizations showing regional differences in US pronunciation. Beyond statistics and linguistics, his data could have economic significance. But first… How do you refer to…