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Non-Americans Are Sharing Their Questions About The US And It's Both Hilarious And Terrifying

"WTF is a corn dog?"

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It turns out a whole lot of people have questions about the US. Here are some of the funniest, the most interesting, and the most eye-opening:

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8. "Why are there four commercial breaks in a one-hour episode of a show? You can't watch anything that way."

lutzker

(Editor's note: Bless this person's heart for thinking it's only four.)

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12. "Is the bullying really that bad in American high schools as it is on TV shows?"

Ruuhkatukka

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16. "In American TV shows, people are wearing their shoes in the house and even putting them up on the fucking couch! Is this for real?"

3d_ist

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19. "In high school, when the bell rings, is it actually the same sound as the fire alarm like in TV shows?"

lazarus870

21. "Do kids really have candy/pastries in their lunchboxes, and are soda machines actually a thing in schools?"

Thaalin

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22. "Why is it that violence on TV is just fine, but one visible nipple causes an outrage?"

zgembo1337

25. "Do students at American public high schools really get served up lunch everyday? Is it free or do you pay?"

pup_181

You'll be glad to know that ~most~ of these questions were answered by Americans on the thread. But feel free to add your own explanations in the comments!

Note: Some responses have been edited for clarity.