Seattle is trying their best to beat out Minneapolis for the top spot as the United States's Most Literate City, but we won't let it happen. They tied for No. 1 this year and now we've had enough. Seattle won't take our crown and we'll be sure of it.
The rankings are according a survey taken by Jack Miller, president of Central Connecticut State University, says Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
Washington D.C. took third and St. Paul slipped from third in 2007 to fourth place this year.
MSP Business journal says the survey uses the following criteria to measure literacy: number of bookstores, educational attainment, Internet resources, library resources, newspaper circulation, and periodical publishing resources.
To read how Minneapolis and St. Paul ranked in the different categories, read it all here
Well at least we know we can count on always beating Seattle in something: dealing with winter weather.
The city is a complete mess after some major winter storms and now the threat of extreme melting that could cause flooding in overwhelmed drains. Learn from the pros, Seattle!