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    Posted on 20 Oct 2015

    27 Things An Aussie Learns When Living In America

    Bacon. Is. Everywhere.

    1. When you first hear the American accent, it almost sounds fake.

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    2. Their freeways are fucking insane.

    3. And they drive so fast.

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    250km/h is ~normal~.

    4. Seriously, driving on an American freeway is like real life Grand Theft Auto.

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    5. Their petrol is so cheap.

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    No wonder there's so many road trip movies.

    6. It's impressive how direct everyone is.

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    7. And they do it so well, it's not even threatening.

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    8. Americans really take pride in dental hygiene.

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    9. Their confidence knows no bounds.

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    10. Not all American children have to wear a uniform to school.

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    Public schools just have a really lax dress code.

    11. Also they don't do "tuck shops". They do big cafeterias.

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    Even in primary school.

    12. Everyone is so obsessed with college applications.

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    13. And one year of tuition costs as much as a Sydney high-rise.

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    And they don't even get to defer their payment.

    14. Their internet is so fast.

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    15. Everything is covered in peanut butter.

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    16. And bacon.

    17. They have really weird spellings for things.

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    18. Walmart is like the ocean: it's majestic but you can never turn your back on it.

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    19. Going to the DMV is just as a stressful as going to the RTA.

    20. Dinner parties are kind of a big deal.

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    21. Hollywood looks better on screen than in person tbh.

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    22. But their theme parks are out of this world!

    23. It is a great travesty that Australia doesn't do Halloween.

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    Australia really needs to get on board.

    24. It's frowned upon to drink alcohol in the middle of the day.

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    It is NOT 5 p.m. anywhere!

    25. Trying to keep your Australian accent will be the greatest struggle of your life.

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    26. And although America is amazing and you really love living there...

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    27. You really do always call Australia home.

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