How Do You Pronounce 'Crayon'?

Is crayon a one-syllable word where you live? This map from Joshua Katz breaks down where sticks of colored wax used for drawing are "crans" and where they're "cray-ahns."

How do you make crayons? Let's take a trip into the Sesame Street archive:

The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly. Today's map was created by Joshua Katz, who is a superstar. He also created this New York Times quiz, which was one of the most shared things ever. His series of dialect maps that ran on Business Insider has been viewed over 37 million times.

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June 28, 2014 - 4:41pm
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