What Do You Call That Thing You Drink Water From at School?

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Joshua Katz

Today we have another dialect map from the great Joshua Katz. I've lived in water fountain territory almost my whole life, but I've had a few friends from Wisconsin who really pushed the bubbler thing. Does anyone call it something else? 

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

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