How Foreigners Can Tell You’re American — Are You Guilty?
A survey asked people in other countries how they could tell if someone was American and not a European or Canadian. The answers will make you laugh out loud!
From a South African: Women on college campuses wearing the same uniform: tiny shorts (or yoga pants if it’s cold), ankle socks, trainers, a hoody (usually of a college), hair tied up, back pack and water bottle.
Being surprised by porn in mainstream media
North Face jackets.
Saying “Ummm” (other countries just say “Uhhh”)
From a Canadian: Super friendly and call people “honey,” “sweetie” or “darling”
From a Brit: they tip the male bartenders. Others only tip the female bartenders.
Confidence in a group setting
Being surprised by the lack of open container laws in public places
Constantly complaining about Comcast or Verizon even if no one else knows what you’re talking about.
White socks (others prefer black socks)
Old people dressed like toddlers
Lacking fashion sense
Basketball shorts in public
Tattoos on an otherwise normal-looking person
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