On the Map: Welcome to "El Lay" Tweeps!
"This ain't no disco. It ain't no country club either. This is L.A." begins one of pop-rocker Sheryl Crow's biggest hits--and one that happens to be a nod to the City of Angels. With L.A. already the most common nickname for Los Angeles, it may be curious to note what the kids these days call our town. According to Twitter, as so artfully researched and mapped by InboxQ, we are El Lay. Say it loud and proud, Angelenos!
The names were culled from geotagged Tweets, with the most prolific and popular making the map. Across the nation in New York, our friends at Gothamist are feeling right at home in Gotham. Sorry to say, San Diegans get to hang out in the Whale's Vagina. Well, at least we're upwind.