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These Are the Top 'Why Do' Google Searches in Every State

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    These are some of the top 'Why Do' Google searches by state, as compiled by AT&T. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017)

    When it comes to top Google searches starting with "why do," people in our area appear to be curious about some strange things.

    In a blog post, AT&T compiled the top "why-do" questions searched on Google for each state. 

    It turns out New Yorkers were curious about why feet smell. And people in Connecticut and New Jersey really wanted to know: "Why do Yankees do thumbs down?" 

    (For the record, it started last September with this very memorable cut to a Mets fan giving Todd Frazier a thumbs-down when Frazier hit a three-run homer at Citi Field during a Yankees-Rays game. Frazier soon adopted the gesture as a way to a celebrate a base hit, and it spread throughout the team.) 

    Some other top "why-do" questions asked on Google across the U.S. include: "Why do men have nipples?" "Why do flies like poop?" "Why do you want to work here?" and "Why do I feel so alone?" 

    See the full list below, as gathered by AT&T: 

    • Alabama: Why do dogs lick
    • Alaska: Why do we celebrate Halloween
    • Arizona: Why do people lie
    • Arkansas: Why do we sleep
    • California: Why do flies like poop / Why do ankles swell / Why do birds suddenly appear / Why do girls wear makeup / Why do humans kiss / Why do humans cry / Why do I feel so alone / Why do jumping beans jump / Why do people snore
    • Colorado: Why do my boobs hurt
    • Connecticut: Why do yankees do thumbs down
    • Delaware: Why do dogs eat grass
    • District of Columbia: Why do I sweat so much
    • Florida: Why do I feel so alone
    • Georgia: Why do you love me
    • Hawaii: Why do roosters crow
    • Idaho: Why do men have nipples
    • Illinois: Why do dogs have tails / Why do my teeth hurt / Why do zebras have stripes
    • Indiana: Why do my boobs hurt / Why do cats knead
    • Iowa: Why do cats knead
    • Kansas: Why do cats knead / Why do I sweat so much
    • Kentucky: Why do cats knead
    • Louisiana: Why do people yawn
    • Maine: Why do leaves change color
    • Maryland: Why do you want to work here
    • Massachusetts: Why do cats hate water
    • Michigan: Why do I have diarrhea / Why do people cheat
    • Minnesota: Why do apples float
    • Mississippi: Why do living things need water
    • Missouri: Why do tomatoes split
    • Montana: Why do dogs eat grass
    • Nebraska: Why do fireflies glow
    • Nevada: Why do dogs lick
    • New Hampshire: Why do leaves change color
    • New Jersey: Why do yankees do thumbs down
    • New Mexico: Why do we dream
    • New York: Why do feet smell
    • North Carolina: Why do hurricanes form
    • North Dakota: Why do dogs eat grass
    • Ohio: Why do I hate myself / Why do guys have nipples
    • Oklahoma: Why do dogs lick
    • Oregon: Why do cats knead
    • Pennsylvania: Why do birds sing / Why do cats hate water / Why do dogs pant / Why do farts smell
    • Rhode Island: Why do cats purr
    • South Carolina: Why do I sweat so much / Why do kids bully
    • South Dakota: Why do dogs eat grass / Why do dogs eat poop
    • Tennessee: Why do fireflies glow
    • Texas: Why do ears ring / Why do eyes twitch / Why do I bruise easy / Why do my kidneys hurt / Why do my legs ache / Why do seals slap themselves / Why do they call it the birds and the bees / Why do veins pop out
    • Utah: Why do we yawn / Why do NFL players kneel
    • Vermont: Why do leaves change color
    • Virginia: Why do people cheat
    • Washington: Why do cats like boxes
    • West Virginia: Why do cats purr
    • Wisconsin: Why do fireflies glow
    • Wyoming: How to kiss


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