New Survey Reveals You’re Very Safe Around Hungry Illinois Residents
Hungry + Angry = "Hangry"
What exactly is the definition of "hangry"? The Oxford dictionary says -
Bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger.
Apparently I'm a rare breed in Illinois, which makes me seem like even more of a psycho when I get hangry. A new survey ranked each state based on how hangry they get. So where did Illinois rank?
Let's take a look at the map.
Well, look at that Illinois, turns out we can really keep our cool when our stomach is rumbling with hunger. Personally, can't relate.
Here's how Zippia ranked the states -
- Fast food joints per capita
- Number of Walmarts
- Search volume for “hanger”
- Break laws for workers in each state
- Percent of adults with diabetes
Here's the top ten hangriest states -
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
- Rhode Island
I can't figure out why those states ranked at the top. But this measurement of hangry was pretty hilarious to me -
To measure this, we ranked each state on the number of fast food restaurants per capita, using data from Datafiniti. The less fast food restaurants (aka the less access to Big Macs, chicken nuggets, etc in a convenient 5 minute loop), the hangrier.
So next time you're hangry and someone complains, just remind them you're unique and special ... and hungry.
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