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26 Christmas Things That Are Normal To Americans But Weird To Everyone Else In The World

Because apparently, sending pictures of your family as a holiday card is an American thing.

Wow, we've made it to the end of 2020 — 472 posts about weird American things later, here we are!

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But I've got another one for you! This time it's very specific and seasonal: things non-Americans find weird about American Christmas.

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Enjoy, and as always, see you in the messy comments!

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Why do Americans send people christmas cards with photos of their family on it

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why do americans send christmas cards to literally everyone

3.

Why do Americans decorate their christmas tree using what looks like ALL of their belongings??????

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so do americans actually go to random people’s houses at christmas and sing? have any of you done this?? (we are watching bad moms 2 christmas)

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HI CAN I ASK U SOMETHING DO AMERICANS REALLY STAPLE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ON THEIR ROOFS OR FILMS HAVE BEEN LYING TO ME ALL THESE YEARS

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Do americans treat thanksgiving dinner like a warm up for Christmas dinner? Or is the meal different?

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do americans have like, thanksgiving films that just never make it outside of america? like christmas films but more PATRIOTISM?

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Watching a Christmas film on channel 5 How do Americans wear stilletos in 10ft of snow!? #yesiknowitsamovie

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Why are there so many Christmas films about marrying royalty? Do Americans think there is something inherently Christmassy about monarchy?

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do americans really stand around a piano caroling at christmas or is that just on tv

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Do Americans really call their mother-in-laws mom after they get married or is that just a Christmas movie thing?

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do americans actually buy real trees for christmas or is that just something out of movies??

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wait so do americans actually call hot chocolate hot cocoa or is that just a cheesy christmas movie type thing

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Do Americans only put up their Christmas trees on Christmas Eve? The movies and sitcoms would have me believe they do. #askanamerican

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But for real, do Americans actually bake their new neighbours cookies or are all these Christmas movies a lie???

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why do americans use popcorn to decorate their christmas tree?? like are you not scared of ants ????

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but why do americans celebrate christmas twice?? wtf is thanksgiving ??

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Why do Americans do matching Christmas outfit photo shoots and then the pics into Christmas cards to send to random family and friends? What’s the purpose? We have social media now.

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why do americans call christmas sweaters “ugly sweaters” i dont get it they aint even ugly

20.

Why do Americans insist on calling Christmas “The holidays”? 🤷🏻‍♂️

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How do Americans start celebrating Christmas on Nov 1st when they still have Thanksgiving to go... 🤔 Sincerely, A confused Canadian

22.

wait do americans really put pickles in their christmas tree?

23.

Why do Americans make ugly sweaters for Christmas like what’s that all about?

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How do Americans handle so many holidays being so close together? Like Halloween, then thanksgiving then Christmas??? I have a hard enough time trying not to let me Christmas hype interfere with my Halloween hype

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Do Americans consider the day after Thanksgiving to be the start of Christmas time?

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Do Americans actually send family Christmas cards with their picture on?

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