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    Updated on Dec 19, 2019. Posted on Dec 17, 2019

    17 American Christmas Traditions That Are Kinda Weird To Non-Americans

    "Why do Americans eat roasted marshmallows and potatoes with their Christmas dinner? I'm disgusted."

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    Why do Americans call Christmas jumpers 'ugly sweaters'? They're beautiful!

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    Why do Americans think My Favourite Things from the Sound of Music is a Christmas song?

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    WHY do Americans eat roasted marshmallows and potatoes with their Christmas dinner I'm DISGUSTED

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    why do americans have exams just before christmas it makes so much more sense to do them in january so u have christmas hols to revise

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    Genuinely curious. Why do Americans put popcorn on string for Christmas?

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    Quick question...why do Americans go to the cinema on Christmas Day?

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    why do americans have thanksgiving so late its so close to christmas stores have already started selling christmas stuff aren't you stressed

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    Seen a few of these surprise Christmas present opening videos this morning. Noticed that the British folk are quiet and thankful whilst the Americans scream. Why do Americans have to scream at everything?

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    why do americans put blankets under their christmas trees

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    why do Americans insist on sending you photos of their kids instead of a Christmas card

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    random question: why do Americans say Merry Christmas and never say 'merry' ever again throughout the year? (unless there's a LOTR convo)

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    Honest question why do Americans start celebrating Christmas in November ?

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    why do americans eat christmas dinner on christmas eve?

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    I JUST WANNA QUICKLY ASK WHY DO AMERICANS CUT TREES EVERY CHRISTMAS WHEN THEY CAN JUST BUY A PLASTIC ONE BC HONESTLY TREES ARE IMPORTANT AF

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    @Mousesteps I don’t know if you know the answer, but why do Americans have the tradition of wearing pajamas at Christmas?

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    why do americans say “on Christmas” while brits say “at Christmas”. please do a seinfeld style standup routine about our differences

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    Why do Americans always have such pretty christmas trees and presents wtf

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