|Michigan (lower peninsula)||A mitten|
|Vermont and New Hampshire||Someone heard about Penrose Tiling and tried drawing it without ever seeing a picture of what the tiles really look like|
|Michigan (upper peninsula)||That solar flare the starship Voyager flies through in the opening credits|
|Wyoming||Second Detroit-style pizza|
|Rhode Island||My cursive lowercase ‘r’|
|Connecticut||Elementary-school-style rectangle pizza with a tail|
|West Virginia||A potato you forgot about long enough it’s growing roots|
|Florida||That little emergency release handle to break open the bus window when it falls in the river or something|
|Oklahoma||A pot of macaroni and cheese someone left in the campfire|
|Tennessee||Deck of cards you set down wrong so they’re sliding apart|
|Maine||New England giving the Black Power salute|
|Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia||That cool animated PBS logo from the 1970s where the letter P turns around|
Reference: Lunar Lander: How We Developed The Apollo Lunar Module, Thomas J Kelly.
2 thoughts on “Statistics Saturday: Some Things US States Actually Do Look Like”
California ………a boomerang.
Oh yes, toss California at just the right angle and it’s coming right back to you. Good stuff.