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17 Signs You Were Raised By Foreign Parents

... football Sundays are not a thing in our households

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1. Everyone wants to come to your house to "hear them talk"

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... they're not pieces of meat!

2. ... but then there's the inevitable "so...why don't you have an accent?"

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3. They're VERY proud of their heritage- in weird ways

No one knows where that sweater came from

No one knows where that sweater came from

4. American staples like the PB&J were never served

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I'm 20 years old and have still never had one of those

5. Eating at 8pm seemed normal, until you went to an American house

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6pm is "tea time", aka pre dinner if you're not weak

6. Homeland music was what you were raised on

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... apparently I was the only 7 year old who knew every U2 and Beatles song??

7. You've been asked hundreds of times "OMG can you like talk in a British accent?"

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I can, but I don't want to

8. Not having an American passport made traveling extremely hard

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... I also feel pretty glam though

9. Having to calculate time changes to call or Skype any relative

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When is night? When is day? We'll just call them now, they'll probably be awake

10. You have a slight allegiance crisis during the Olympics

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Go America? No Go England! Wait.. America is winning now

11. Having to fill out your parents education for ACT is challenging

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What's the equivalent to secretary school? Associates? Bachelors? MOOOOOM

12. and don't even get me started on college applications

13. Trying to explain how things work to them is a physical battle

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Picture me as Chandler, and my parents being the couch while I try to explain to them why I wanted to join Girl Scouts, and what it was.

14. All you get when you want chocolate is "how much better my chocolate is"

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We get it, America isn't good at everything. Although a loss in the chocolate department is pretty tragic.

15. When they get mad, they turn into different people

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You have an accent?!

16. "So, do you like, love tea? And crumpets? And the Queen?!"

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Shut up.

17. You wouldn't trade your cultural, confusing upbringing for anything in the world.

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