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Updated on Aug 4, 2019. Posted on Jul 28, 2018

25 Things That Are Weird To People Who Aren't American

A list of questions people have for us.

Dear people who are American including myself, here are a list of things that people think are weird about you.

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1.

Why do Americans call petrol "gas" when it's a liquid 🤔

2.

Why do Americans call uni 'college' when often uni is part of the name like Harvard university 🤔🤔

3.

why do americans pronounce the h in vehicle but not in herb

4.

What's the deal with Americans drinking from these pointy cups

5.

Why do Americans say “Jean Jacket” ? It’s a Denim Jacket, made out of Denim, ffs !

6.

Why do Americans keep eggs in the refrigerator?

7.

Why do americans romanticize “high school sweathearts”?? Like youve had sex with one person since you were a pimply 14 year old congrats thats fuckin weird

8.

Why do Americans refer to Europe like it’s just one country? ‘When I went to Europe’ like fam? where did you go Longford or Fermanagh? 😂😂

9.

why do americans say “mhm” when you thank them instead of “you’re welcome”

10.

why do americans go to the airport dressed like they're going to bed

11.

why do americans always consider themselves half-irish when in reality their aunt's cousin's best friend's toenail fell into a pint of guinness once

12.

why do americans say they’re hiking when they walk anywhere

13.

why do americans have to tweet about every uber they’ve ever been in

14.

why do Americans always say “tuna fish”? Have they got fucking tuna dogs over there or something?

15.

Why do Americans talk about Europe as if it's a shopping centre

16.

Someone settle this for me. Why do Americans pronounce vineyard- vinyard, but then pronounce vine as vine and not vin. Y'all complicated af!

17.

Why do Americans call it a 'restroom?' I've never done anything remotely restful in a toilet.

18.

honestly why do americans clap when planes land? do y'all also clap when traffic lights turn green or??

19.

Why do Americans eat salads as entire meals? Leaves are not a meal! Can you tell I'm hangry

20.

21.

If British singers can sound like Americans, then why can't Americans put on a British accent while they sing without it being really weird?

22.

Day 1 in NYC. Why do Americans travel in gym clothing and sweat pants? #sidinnyc

23.

why do americans: - still use fahrenheit scale - write dates backwards - pronounce arkansas diffferent than kansas -drink nonalcoholic cider

24.

Why do Americans call it a hamburger when there is legit no ham involved

25.

why do americans call trousers 'pants'? pants in england means underwear.......

Have a nice day!

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