How Foul-Mouthed Is America?: Profanity and Swears Mapped Out

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If anything can be gathered, it seems like that those who live in the South aren’t as genteel as their mothers taught them to be.

Yes, someone created a map that displays which part of America has the largest potty mouth. The brighter the red, the more the region swears.

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Daniel Huffman collected over 1.5 million tweets for one month in 2010 (from March to April), and visually mapped out which regions have foul mouths.

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Obviously it’s not a scientific study, so it can’t be taken too seriously. It doesn’t take into account populations that generally don’t use Twitter, and maybe it not a coincidence that the most populous areas have the most profanity among them? (via Chart Porn)