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Word map shows stereotypes for all 50 states

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Depending on where we grow up, we have different ideas about what people from other parts of the country are like. Maybe you think people in California are "laid back" or people in Texas have "big hair."

Thanks to a new map from the Twitter account @Amazing_Maps, we now have an idea of how people using the internet stereotype each of the 50 states.

When a phrase like "Why is Illinois so..." is typed into a search engine like Google, it auto completes the sentence with the word that people most commonly write in the search bar next.

For California and New York, that word is "expensive." Massachusetts auto completes the phrase with the word "smart." North and South Dakota has people wondering why it's so "cold" there, and Nevada feels "empty" to many people.

For Illinois, that word is "corrupt." Thoughts?

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