Translated Names Of American States And Canadian Provinces

There’s a steady stream of state-related posts being shared on the internet every day, and many of them are interesting or entertaining in their own right because America is fifty states worth of strange.

But Expedia Canada’s map of The Literal Translation of Places in Canada & the United States is the most entertaining, informative and shareable map I’ve seen in a long time.

Who knew Illinois translates to “speaks normally”, Nebraska is “flattened water” or that Texas means “friend”? I sure as heck didn’t, but now I do!

See full sized map here

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Source: neatorama

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