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Non-Americans Shared The Oddest Things About American Culture When They Visited

"Dolly Parton has her own theme park in Tennessee?! I thought it was made up!"

On Reddit, changfukaana and Shelleton8 asked non-Americans to spill the weirdest thing they experienced in America and something they thought was fake that turned out to be true. Here are the greatest replies.

1. Discovering wacky inflatable tube men actually exist.

2. Distributing mail in mailboxes instead of letterboxes.

3. Saying, "Hey, how are you?" as a greeting.

4. Eating pumpkin pie as a dessert.

5. Seeing lawyer ads all over the place.

6. Enjoying enormous turkey legs at fairs and parks.

7. Realizing Dolly Parton's theme park is real.

8. Discovering kid beauty pageants are a thing.

9. Seeing the huge gaps in our public toilet stalls.

10. Spotting so many flags everywhere.

11. Hearing the way surfers speak.

12. Being bamboozled by the sheer amount of after school activities we offer.

13. Experiencing all the honking.

14. Buying milk that comes in a gallon.

15. Only using toilet paper to wipe.

16. Clapping at EVERYTHING.

Picture this: You’re 31. You just married your soulmate and are on your way to your beautiful honeymoon.The plane lands in Bora Bora, as it touches the ground your wife begins clapping. She’s an airplane clapper. You get on a plane right back to America and you never speak again.

"Americans like to clap at random times. I was watching a movie in the USA and people liked what happened, so they started clapping in the middle of the fucking movie." —monkeyboi08

17. Eating spray cheese.

18. Drinking out of red Solo cups.

19. Saying, "Wooooo!" to indicate excitement.

20. Heating water in the microwave.

21. Seeing steam rise from the ground in cities.

22. Spotting all the Jesus billboards.

23. Going to drive-thru ATMs.

24. And finally, eating canned spaghetti.

H/T Shelleton8 and changfukaana.