Colorado loves watercress, Texas loves brisket and, perhaps most surprising, Oklahoma is obsessed with the pickle.
Those were the results of a recent analysis of food-related language on Twitter, conducted by a cross-disciplinary team at the University of Arizona. Combing through 3.5 million food-hashtagged tweets pulled from Twitter’s API between October 2013 and May 2014, the team identified distinctive food words for each state. Along the way, they also uncovered regional differences in the popularity of #breakfast, #brunch, #lunch, and #dinner. The midwest, apparently, is #breakfast country.
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