26 Things French People Find Kind Of Strange About The U.S.
Weird but sometimes wonderful too!
Waiters asking you if everything is OK all the time.
The obsession with icy-cold water.
Same thing with the AC.
The huuuuuuge portions of food at restaurants.
The fact that there are no jugs of water on restaurant tables.
Pharmacies where you can also buy beer, cigarettes, soda, and candies.
The feeling that the consumer is truly king.
Humongous bottles of wine.
Getting carded when you want to buy beer, even though you're already past 30.
Strangers smiling at you all the time.
People wearing sweatpants outside of the gym, and flip-flops outside of the beach.
Parisians wouldn't wear flip-flops and sweatpants to take out their trash.
People out in the world in their PJs.
Baby showers, bridal showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners...
Commercials every five minutes on TV.
Prices being advertised before tax.
Restaurants and stores being open 24/7.
People filling your bags for you at the supermarket.
The fact that that "how are you?" often only means "hello" and that the person asking you doesn't really wanna hear about your current state of mind.
People drinking their coffee while walking.
The price of French cheeses at the supermarket.
Being able to pay with your card without entering a code, just by signing a piece of paper.
The monstrosity that you call "French bread" at the supermarket.
And finally, wall mount shower heads.
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