14 Perfect Reactions For When People Mistake You For An American
I'M CANADIAN DAMMIT.
When Canadians travel abroad, we tend to get mistaken for Americans A LOT. Here's a handy toolkit for the when these inevitable things are hurled at you.
Person: "I can tell by your accent that you're American."
Person: "Do you live near Disneyland?"
Person: "How do you feel about Trump becoming your President?
Person: "Hey, Yankee!"
Person: "Is everything really bigger in Texas?"
Person: "Why do you guys get SO EXCITED about American football?"
Person: "I don't mean you personally, but some Americans can be so obnoxious."
Person: "You're leaving a tip? You must be from the U.S. of A."
Person: "Why do you Americans insist on plastering your flag EVERYWHERE?"
Person: "You live in America, right?! Do you know Lady Gaga?!"
Person: "So, like, do kids sing 'The Star Spangled Banner' while holding their hands over their hearts to a flag each morning at school?"
Person: "Oh, you're from North America? American?"
Person: "But you totally look like an American."
And if and when you tell them you're from Canada...
Person: "Oh, Canada! ...so from Toronto?"
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