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Quick Tumblr Post On Common American Sayings

Every now and again the brilliant minds of Tumblr actually nail it. In this case, we have a quick and hilariously accurate post about common American sayings, and the actual meanings of those sayings. There's a whole lot more chaos bubbling under the surface of an "it goes" than some folks might realize. 

A quick and funny Tumblr post about common American sayings | themightyglamazon ACCURATE one--all-plus-ultra If they say they're peachy means they're tired existence drneverland If they say "Living dream means "please kill hate my job so, so much."
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AskReddit Thread: Weirdest Habits In The U.S.

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about some of the weirdest customs in the U.S. that the rest of the world quite simply, doesn't understand. Some social customs are harder to get used to than others. For a similar thread check out some non-Americans biggest culture shocks when coming to America.

An AskReddit thread about the weirdest habits in the U.S | Master-Manipulation 4d According my parents people giving them thumbs up their country origin, thumbs up middle finger US. So they kept jumping thinking they were being flipped off by random people. Took years them get used and understand no one trying insult them. Reply 1 5.2k
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Tumblr Thread: Cultural Stereotypes Inspire Hilarious Recipes

This gem of a thread from Tumblr uses various cultural stereotypes to imagine hilariously accurate recipes. The American one might've missed the mark a little bit cause they forgot the spice packet. 

A funny Tumblr thread uses cultural stereotypes to imagine various hilarious recipes | thirdtimecharmed american recipes: buy these three cans stuff and put them pan congrats cooked
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Non-Americans Biggest Culture Shocks When Visiting America

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about non-Americans biggest culture shocks upon visiting America. It can be easy to forget how strange of a place America is, when you're living inside the bubble of chaos. A perspective from the outside looking in picks up on strange and normalized things like the sheer scale of food portions/drink sizes, or the over-sensationalized news, or those condescending commercials. 

Non-Americans share their biggest culture shocks when visiting America | jtel21 6h Honestly shocked at size portions at fast food outlets. Reply 323
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Tumblr Thread: The USA Explained

This fun and wild Tumblr thread breaks down some of the remarkable differences between states that all share the same country. This thread should've included the states (Hawaii and Arizona) that were like, "nah we're good on the whole daylight savings time thing." Check out some more gold from Tumblr with this thread about a smart dog who learned the dinner criteria.

A funny Tumblr thread breaks down the ridiculousness of America | pumpkin-kitty-kat Follow Do non-americans realize United States is literally just bunch countries trench coat agreed be semi-nice each other order sneak into Big Boy Club? Because let's be honest 's just USA is pumpkin-kitty-kat Follow rest world: So big country states, standing on each other's shoulders: Y- yes,,
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Lessons Non-USA Students Learn About America

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the various lessons that non-USA students learned about America. As it turns out, a fair number of students actually aren't even tasked with learning that much about America. Apparently Columbus and MLK are common talking points as well. 

Lessons that non-USA students learned about America | bulletbender911 21h India, all they taught about USA USA discovered search India by Christopher Columbus" Reply 608
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American Habits That Are So American

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the various American habits that Americans didn't realize were so American. Sometimes one has no idea how absurd their habits are, because they've been so normalized by the culture and society they're living in. The outside perspective can be quite eye-opening. 

A collection of American habits that Americans didn't realize were so American | Small avocados. Went puerto rico like yo ill have like 6 those stuffed avocados Buddy like yo gringo think underestimate size our avocados here. Just have one and ill being more if want after had half one like football.
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Most American Things That'd Sound Crazy To Non-Americans

This fun AskReddit thread has folks sharing the most American things that'd sound completely absurd to non-Americans. It's funny how the outside perspective helps create awareness over the normalized weirdness of a particular place. Things like giant soda cups, free refills, or how Americans are afraid to call for ambulances due to the costs, are some of the things that pop up in this thread. 

Get some more fun culture content over in this Tumblr thread where cultures clashed over what lemonade is.

People describe the most American things that'd sound crazy to non-Americans | TheTedk 6h Still weirded out about refills and sizes drinks specific soda low bar get drivers license. Traveling between major cities distances are insane especially just feeling completely alone middle nowhere
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AskReddit Thread: Europeans' Biggest Culture Shocks In America

This fun AskReddit thread had various Europeans share their experiences with culture shock moments, upon visiting America. As it turns out, America can be a lot weirder than Americans give it credit for. Things like the portion sizes, the incessant advertisements on TV, and the constant jaywalking are just some of the things covered in this thread. 

Europeans describe their biggest culture shocks upon coming to America | DaveLakowski 3h Jay walking and lack pavement/sidewalk on many roads found so hard just get one place another.
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American Explains Why Americans Still Complain About America

Many Americans still feel like they're trapped in a system that they have no control over, even though they're told they live in the greatest, most free nation in the history of ever. It may come as a surprise to some that the United States isn't the only country where its citizens are told that they live in the greatest country on the planet. For some outside perspective, here are some American problems people are too European to understand.

Person explains why Americans complain about America despite the nation's riches | Why do all Americans whine and bitch so much about being American? Seriously need start being proud yourselves and country. Many people would kill be an American and enjoy things moan about Why do complain so much tell why: Living united states is supremely fucked up cause one richest, most powerful juggernauts on planet, but average citizen has relatively infinitesimal access wealth and power, and very little the
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American Problems People Are Too European To Understand

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to describe American problems that they're just too European to understand. Things like limited sick days and student debt, and even remembering that cars can turn on red lights made the list. 

American problems that other people are too European to understand | reddit post XxJiniyasxX 6h 3 Awards much do tip? 10 15 Do tip everywhere? Why isn't tax included? Why does tip vary? Why are waiters so underpaid?
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Tumblr Thread Goes Full American Gothic

This Tumblr thread employs an American Gothic style of writing to highlight stereotypes --- imagined and potentially accurate --- for different places in American. The resulting descriptions are vivid and unsettling and might just chill you to the bone. It's almost like the whole place is cursed. 

Tumblr thread is written in American Gothic style to highlight different areas of America | jhaernyl @gallusrostromegalus gallusrostromegalus intense and permanent haunting land upon which countess horrors have been visited, and is too large and wild us really comprehend is probably most intense and universal American feeling. thebibliosphere here minnesota fucking now
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The Weirdest Things About America

Someone on AskReddit asked for non-Americans to share the weirdest things about America that Americans don't even realize are weird. It's amazing how weird your country's normalized behavior can seem to the rest of the world. 

A collection of AskReddit replies to the weirdest things about America that Americans don't realize are weird | Endless_intermission toilets are full water Australia water is much lower. No wonder complain about splashes on bum.
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32 Non-Americans Share Rumors About the U.S. That Turned out to Be True

If you didn't grow up with garbage disposals and cheez wiz, you might also think that they aren't real. Also paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for education. Here are some things people were dumbfounded to discover actually do exist in the US of A. For the other way around, here are some culture shocked Americans describing sharing things they didn't realize were so American.

non american saying string cheese should have been a joke
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"American Food Aisle" In British Store Is Mostly Candy and Jars of Hot Dogs

Yasmin Summan asked Twitter if her local American Food Aisle was accurate and Americans had questions of their own. Most notably, has anyone in the U.S. every seen a hot dog in a jar? It just seems...wrong. No wonder the world seems to have a low opinion of the American diet. For some more culture clash, here are some cultural habits of the UK that are just fascinating.

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Startled American Teaching In China Gets Harsh Cultural Lesson From Campus Security Guard

Sometimes the teachers need to get taught a lesson. That being said, this sounds like one particularly uncomfortable lesson outside the classroom. 

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