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    33 Things That Are Totally Normal To Americans About "The Holidays" That Are Completely Weird To Everyone Else

    "Americans treat Thanksgiving dinner like a warmup for Christmas."

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    It's almost the end of the year, so I thought I'd revisit some of my favorite tweets about things Americans do for the holidays that non-Americans find weird.

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    why do americans send christmas cards to literally everyone

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    Why do americans start celebrating christmas in november

    Twitter: @cytrynowy_czort

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

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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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    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

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

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    Genuinely curious. Why do Americans put popcorn on string for Christmas?

    Twitter: @woowoodimple

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    wait do americans really put pickles in their christmas tree?

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

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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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    how do americans have thanksgiving so close to christmas I need more time to recover between family gatherings

    Twitter: @alyssatorii

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    fuck off do americans eat marshmallows on sweet potato & yam at christmas

    Twitter: @greedyhrry
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    why do americans make being a christmas fanatic a personality trait?

    Twitter: @MUVASLUT

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    Do Americans actually wear matching pyjamas or is that just for Christmas morning photo op.

    Twitter: @heyyaida

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    why do americans call christmas time “holiday season” like hello??? what about easter, halloween & the 6 weeks off in summer-

    Twitter: @UTOPlAEFFECT
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    why do americans have sm eating festivals like halloween for candy and thanksgiving for turkey and easter for choclate like.... whats w that

    Twitter: @shaledgared

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    do Americans just have thanksgiving-style food at every major holiday (e.g. mashed potatoes, Mac n cheese, turkey or ham (a protein of some sort), a vegetable)

    Twitter: @idktiffany_

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    Do Americans actually have Mac n cheese at thanksgiving???

    Twitter: @alyvee_
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    do americans actually care about thanksgiving or do y'all use it as an excuse to eat a lot??

    Twitter: @softklaudi

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    do americans actually get a whole week off for thanksgiving

    Twitter: @brviserweight

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    Do Americans actually say "Gobble gobble" to each other at Thanksgiving? Or is it just a new thing all sitcoms have decided to do this year?

    Twitter: @Leiawithans

    Gobble, gobble and goodbye!

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