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26 Quirks Americans Don't Realize Are Super Weird

From three-liter bottles of wine to going to the store in your PJs, here's what the French think is super strange about good ole 'Murica.

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1. Restaurants that serve ice in your water no matter the weather.


Hot, cold, it doesn't matter! But really, when there are more ice cubes in the glass than actual water, you start to question the rationale behind it all.

3. The nightmare that is tipping.

Warner Bros. Pictures / Via Twitter: @TheGum25

So you're telling me that you have to leave a tip even if the service was mediocre, and then you also have to calculate said tip between 10 and 20% of the bill's total to figure out how much you're expected to leave??


4. The ungodly portion sizes at restaurants.

Ordering a large with @Cookie_133 may have been a mistake... #nypizza #americanportions

One American meal is enough to feed a whole French family for a week.


5. The waiters who come back to check on you every three minutes.

Waiter: is everything ok with your food? Me:

If it wasn't okay, we would say something!

8. The size of the cars.

And the highways are just as supersized.


9. Three-liter wine bottles.

hahaha more wine, 2 three liter bottles and 1 six liter bottle #WineFreaks

And sometimes six!

10. Being asked for your ID when you enter a bar or buy a beer, even though you are clearly over 30 years old.

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14. The currency all looks the same.

Instagram: @maximkiryanov

What's a $1, what's a $5, who knows? They're all the same size and the same color. It makes no sense.


23. The price of cheese.

Instagram: @florianfrin

Twelve dollars a slice? Really?

24. Being able to use your debit card without entering your PIN, just with your signature.

Instagram: @sirbradlest

A bit risky, no?

25. This travesty they have the audacity to call "French bread."

#hot #french #bread lol I baked it myself #Safeway