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11 Famous American Foods That Are So Disappointing When You Try Them

I tried Hershey's once. It was awful.

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Tootsie Rolls

All kinds of disgusting.
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All kinds of disgusting.

Hershey's

Forever the inferior chocolate if you grew up on Cadbury's.
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Forever the inferior chocolate if you grew up on Cadbury's.

Twinkies

According to urban legend they're the cockroaches of the food world because they last so long. And you wouldn't eat a cockroach, would you?
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According to urban legend they're the cockroaches of the food world because they last so long. And you wouldn't eat a cockroach, would you?

Taffy

If you thought this was what Americans call toffee, it's not.
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If you thought this was what Americans call toffee, it's not.

Skittles

Warning: The purple ones are grape.
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Warning: The purple ones are grape.

Twizzlers

Alright if you like eating cardboard.
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Alright if you like eating cardboard.

Lucky Charms

Tasty, yes. Worth paying a fortune to buy them outside of the US? No.
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Tasty, yes. Worth paying a fortune to buy them outside of the US? No.

Butter on Popcorn

Just no.
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Just no.

Beef Jerky

Good luck not breaking your teeth.
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Good luck not breaking your teeth.

Grilled Cheese

It's not grilled, it's fried, and it's basically just a cheese toastie.
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It's not grilled, it's fried, and it's basically just a cheese toastie.

Corn Dogs

These are just all kinds of weird.
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These are just all kinds of weird.

Sort it out, America.

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