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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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10+ Things Americans Genuinely Do Better Than The Rest Of The World

Redditors are sharing the things that Americans are genuinely better at than the rest of the world. This is just the kind of thread that's bound to stir up some passionate debate. Are they really accurate answers, or just Americans getting all kinds of cocky about what they're good at. 

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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.

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20+ Scottish Tweets That Went Full Unadulterated Scottish

Sometimes you just need to read some Scottish twitter to feel a little better. There's something inescapably wonderful about the nonsensical nature of a well-crafted, unintentionally hilarious Scottish tweet. We've got your fix right here. You had no idea how bad you needed it. 

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Gen Xers Get Real Nostalgic On Twitter About Buying Music In The 90s

Oh how the times have changed. Music buying just ain't what it used to be. We can thank wild things like iPod's and Spotify playlists for that! 

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20+ Europeans That Visited The U.S. Share What Made Them Go "WTF"

These Europeans were in for some serious culture shocks when they came over to America. Strangers in a strange land, man. It's funny to read through these and observe just how weird some of our normalized "American" habits are to the rest of the world. 

Check out 20+ things Americans didn't realize were so American until they were abroad over here.

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That's like heading over to Scotland and telling them to stop speaking in Scottish accents. It's just plain wrong and dumb. This is some nice live TV awkward gold. 

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Americans Reveal 20+ Things They Didn't Know Were American Until They Were Abroad

When these Americans traveled abroad they quickly learned that behavior they saw as completely normal, was anything but that for other countries. It's crazy what we can learn from the world when we leave our homes for places unknown. Sometimes foreign countries can remind an American just how "American" they're acting. Whether that's a good thing or bad thing, varies. If you want to check out another interesting post on a clashing of cultures, check this tumblr post about grading scales from different nations here!

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Upset Tumblr User Claims A Japanese Tea Party Is Cultural Appropriation

When this upset Tumblr user said they had a problem with Japanese Tea Parties cause they viewed it as cultural appropriation, they proceeded to get properly REKT. You might say that they learned the most valuable lesson of all in this brutal exchange. If you're looking for more Tumblr gold, check out this Tumblr post on what to do when you're buried alive...

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30 Strange Cultural Habits Of People From The UK That Are Just Fascinating

People in the UK just do it different. That insult humor is a real kicker. Or maybe you fancied a nice snooze in the alleyway while wearing your nicest suit? I mean, that's quite the ridiculous and entertaining image. A bunch of Brits slamming pints at the local pub in their nicest three piece suits, before they roll into Blackout Station. That's obviously the wilder side of things out there, but still. Got a laugh out of us! 

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Cultures Collide Over Unfair Grading Scales In Tumblr Thread About Bart Simpson's Fail

Bart Simpson gets an F, and people have some feelings about it. Leave it to the wonderful community at Tumblr to take a thread to a place we never saw coming. 

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"We want to make an impact...whatever that means. We want free food and bean bags." Simon Sinek absolutely tears into the Millennial mindset. This very well might be the truth that every millennial needs to hear. 

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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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Game Of Thrones Olympian Memes Is Photoshop At Its Finest

Game of Thrones memes imagining the show's stars as olympians is photoshopping at its very FINEST. These are gold. A beautiful sight to behold, really. The internet's been in no short supply of Game of Thrones memes since the final season premiered last Sunday. 

In case you're in the mood for Game of Thrones memes, check out this list of 20 Fresh AF Game of Thrones Memes (SPOILERS). You won't be disappointed. 

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