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California
58% of the state has gone into plaid.
Title text: 58% of the state has gone into plaid.

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The geography of California lends itself well to graphical interpretation, as shown in the graph. The key uses different colors to show the level of drought. The darkest, most severe level is labeled "ludicrous." Title text refers to the movie "Spaceballs," a Star Wars parody in which one of the spaceships travels at "Ludicrous Speed" to catch up with a ship traveling at "Warp Speed." When the Ludicrous ship passes, the passengers on the Warp ship observe that "They've gone plaid!"

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