How Maryland fares in national rankings
See where Maryland, its cities and its notable places rank on national lists, ranging from best places for singles to top-ranked institutions of higher learning.
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Maryland's national rankings: Ugliest accent
Gawker.com is looking for America's ugliest accent in 2014. Sixteen dialects were chosen, stretching geographically from L.A. to Boston and Round 1 pits Los Angeles against Chicago and Boston against the home of your Baltimore Orioles. You can see the ballot here.