Contact Us

Buffalo, the City of Good Cuss Words — at Least According to Twitter

Buffalo has always been known as the City of Good Neighbors, but apparently that’s not the case in the world of Twitter.

Vertalab, a company that analyzes tweets, studied the volume of use of the phrases “good morning” and “eff you” on Twitter across 462 locations in the United States. They created a Twitter heatmap to show the doppler of nice tweets and foul tweets across the country.

Twitter Heat Map
Twitter Heatmap, Vertalab

According to their findings, Buffalo is one of the cities that used the latter phrase most often, and we’re now being called “the rudest city on Twitter.”

But we here at Jack disagree with this conclusion. If anything, we blame the Canadians. Buffalo is not a place where you constantly hear the F-bomb being thrown around. That is, unless it’s a Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium. And then, you can blame the booze.

We’re wondering how Buffalo got the short end of the stick in this study. After coming up blank ourselves, we’re turning to our good friend Twitter (ironically?) for some reasoning:

Lindy Ruffs Tie Tweet
@LindyRuffsTie, Twitter
Rust Belt Threads Tweet
@RustBeltThreads, Twitter

Jack, in fact, is always a pleasant fellow while moseying around Buffalo. Check your facts, Twitter. Come to Buffalo and you’ll see how nice the peeps are here. Ask us where to find the best chicken wings, and I guarantee you we won’t go tell you to eff yourself.

Granted, we might not say “good morning” all of the time. But that’s not a crime, is it?

Contributed by Brandon Kilijanski

More From Jack FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://929jackfm.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 92.9 Jack FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 92.9 Jack FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!