Maps showing dialect differences in the U.S.

A bubbler?

What do you call the thing from which you might drink water in a school?

  • a. bubbler (3.84%)
  • b. water bubbler (0.30%)
  • c. drinking fountain (33.16%)
  • d. water fountain (60.97%)
  • e. other (1.74%)

This map will let you see how over 10,000 people responded:

There are 121 other questions in the survey. If you’re in a fairly large city you can see how it responded, too. It’s all at Dialect Survey Results.