Think regional cultures are about the same, or that paying attention to geographic regional differences isn’t so important? Here is an article about how regional super-dialects exist within our social fabric – “not because we are different, but because we live differently” and often in different places. Read the whole article in our Flipboard magazine.
For a preview:”Do you say sneakers, gym shoes, or trainers? Soda, pop, or fizzy drink? Your choice has a lot to do with where you’re from. Certain terms vary by region, and it should be possible to get a good picture of regional differences in vocabulary by searching for these terms on Twitter and plotting where they come from using geolocation data. CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE.