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humanodon  ·  3157 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Forget The 50 States, U.S. Is Really 11 Nations, Says Author

I know what you mean. Though everywhere has their regional cultures and rivalries, I think that it's hard to grasp, even for Americans, just how vast the country is. A friend from England once asked me if I knew all the counties in the U.S., which was a reasonable question from his perspective as a lot of people in England are familiar with the English counties and their distinct accents and customs. I don't even know all the counties in my state and I live in a pretty small one.