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19 American Things That Are Confusing AF To Aussie Travellers

WHY CAN SOMEONE LOOK AT ME WHILE I POOP?!

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1. The fact that pennies still exist.

2. And all the money looks the same.

Is it a buck? Or $10? Who can say?!?
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Is it a buck? Or $10? Who can say?!?

3. The tipping culture.

Just pay your fuckin' staff better.
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Just pay your fuckin' staff better.

4. Not having tax on the price tag.

Why the fuck do you add it at the register?

5. The gaps in the toilet doors.

No one wants to be watched while they take a shit.
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No one wants to be watched while they take a shit.

6. The level of water in the toilets.

Splash-back terror is real.
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Splash-back terror is real.

7. Patriotism everywhere.

So. Many. American. Flags.
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So. Many. American. Flags.

8. Guns everywhere.

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Walmart

Just stop.

9. The deep-frying of EVERYTHING.

Bubblegum? Sugar? Goddamn it, America.

10. The orange cheese.

It'll get you fucked up.
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It'll get you fucked up.

11. As well as the canned cheese.

AMERICA, WTF?!?
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AMERICA, WTF?!?

12. They call Macca's "Mickey D's".

Who is Mickey?!?
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Who is Mickey?!?

13. For some reason biscuits means scones.

Sort your shit out, America.
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Sort your shit out, America.

14. All the booze is free-poured.

You gon' get drunk.
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You gon' get drunk.

15. The power switches have no on/off.

ISN'T THIS A GIANT WASTE OF ELECTRICITY?!?
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ISN'T THIS A GIANT WASTE OF ELECTRICITY?!?

16. They drive on the right-hand side of the road.

Crossing the road is basically dicing with death.
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Crossing the road is basically dicing with death.

17. The imperial system is still in use.

Even though clearly the metric system makes more sense.
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Even though clearly the metric system makes more sense.

18. Pharmaceutical ads spend more time on side effects than what they cure.

View this video on YouTube

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America, what even are you?

19. And the serving sizes are fuckin' huge.

Almost a litre for a large? America, you need to calm down.
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Almost a litre for a large? America, you need to calm down.