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After English and Spanish, Your State Speaks...

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The most commonly spoken language other than English or Spanish for every state, as calculated by Slate's Ben Blatt. (Ben Blatt/Slate)

Slate writer Ben Blatt has made a set of maps showing popular language categories in the 50 states. He talks about what they tell us (like how after English and Spanish, Chinese is the next most-spoken language in New York State), and mapping pitfalls to watch out for. 

 

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Comments [1]

Lin Clark from New York

For New York State - is it Mandarin or Cantonese? There is a huge difference, even though both are the Chinese language.

May. 16 2014 09:08 AM

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