‘Utah Is Weird:’ What the World Really Thinks of Every State

Based on autocompleted Yahoo searches.

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“Utah is weird,” “Virginia is for hustlers,” but “Montana is for badasses.”

Keir Clarke made an interactive map of the world in which every location is labeled in a unique — often insulting — way. But don’t blame Clarke for the new unofficial mottos, they’re all automatically generated from Yahoo Autocomplete search results for the phrase “[X state/country] is…”

Here’s one section of the United States:

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Keir Clarke, Autocomplete Map

You can see the whole map here. Although it shows all the continents, you can zoom into the United States to see what the Internet really thinks of Tennessee. (“Nice but ain’t Texas.”)