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The biggest Colorado stereotype is…

Published: January 27, 2014, 2:25 pm, by Dalton Walker



Colorado’s biggest stereotype on the Internet is that we are all “fit”, according to a Twitter account known for its interesting maps, @Amazing_Maps

Admit it, you’re surprised that we aren’t stereotyped by everyone else as potheads. (Yet)

Fit is pretty good considering what other states are unfairly labeled. Louisiana is “racist”, Nebraska is “boring” and Minnesota is “cold”.

I’ve lived in Minnesota and Nebraska. Hey, Nebraska can be fun, sometimes. Yes, Minnesota is cold, usually.

Here’s a little more about the map:

“When a search phrase like ‘Why is Illinois so…’ is typed into Google, the search engine autocompletes the sentence with the word that people most commonly write in the search bar next.”