For my Scottish friends, look at where Americans think Scotland is, if they notice it at all.
At the end of last year, the BuzzFeed team asked students and co-workers to label a map. Those in the UK were asked to label a map of the United States, while those in the US were tasked to label a map of Europe.
Yes there is a difference between labelling states of one particular country versus labelling countries in a continent. Sure some people were probably goofing around and not taking the request too seriously. And while many of the attempts will make you chuckle, some of the maps are quite commendable! Before you snicker too hard, maybe quiz yourself and see how you fare?
If you’d like to test yourself, I’ve included blank maps at the bottom of the post. Or you can just click the links below:
View original post 276 more words