UNDATED (WJON News) -- Apparently we here in Minnesota don't have a lot to say but when we do speak we say it fast.

The learning platform Preply has revealed which U.S. states have the fastest talkers and which ones are the most talkative.

They say Minnesotans average 5.34 syllables per second, making us the fastest talkers. Coming in a close second is Oregon. Six of the top ten fast-talking states are in the Midwest including Iowa, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska.

The slowest talking states are primarily in the south topped by Louisiana.

1390 Granite City Sports logo
Get our free mobile app

When it comes to how much we talk, Iowans are the least talkative followed closely by Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Kansas.

People from New York are the most talkative.

Preply analyzed two nationally conducted studies that used YouTube videos and over four million phone calls to put the results together.

See How School Cafeteria Meals Have Changed Over the Past 100 Years

Using government and news reports, Stacker has traced the history of cafeteria meals from their inception to the present day, with data from news and government reports. Read on to see how various legal acts, food trends, and budget cuts have changed what kids are getting on their trays.

More From 1390 Granite City Sports