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42 Facts About America That Really Freak Non-Americans Out

"Just found out Americans call fish fingers 'fish sticks.'"

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Mate it absolutely blew my mind when I found out Americans call rockmelon “cantoulope”

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JUST LEARNT AMERICANS SAY COUNTER-CLOCKWISE INSTEAD OF ANTI-CLOCKWISE WHAT THE HELL

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Just found out that Americans call soccer-baseball “kickball”—I had though Recess made that up 😂

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just found out that school mascots are real, americans you good?

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i just found out "hot cheetos" means spicy cheetos not microwaved cheetos. for near a decade i've been thinking americans were off their fucking rocker

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i just found out from maddie that americans have plug sockets in their bathrooms ?? it’s almost as if they want to get electrocuted lmao whAT HAPPENS TO THE CONDENSATION AFTER YOUVE SHOWERED

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I’ve just found out Americans call roundabouts ‘traffic circles’ which makes me very uncomfortable

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omg i just remembered when my school had americans visiting and we talked about getting drunk and the dudes we were talking to asked if we ever pregamed. we were like ???? and when we found out what they meant they laughed at us for calling it "warming up" instead of "pregame"

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Just found out Americans have their burgers cooked MEDIUM RARE..... I am DISGUSTED

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just found out that americans’ lemonade isn’t fizzy..... i’m not happy!

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Hey just found out americans dont use mayonsaise as a dressing for fries and honestly? Scoff

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I just found out most Americans don't have electric kettles and my grasp on the world is falling apart.

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Just found out ~Americans~ call baguettes “french bread” and I’m angry

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I’ve just found out that Americans call cotton wool buds “q-tips” and I’m just so confused...

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just found out americans have to pay for ambulances.......is this allowed

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Just found out apparently most Americans say Fanny referring to a butt. But everyone I know says it to mean vagina like the British. Now I’m confused

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I found out today that Americans don’t have Christmas crackers and come to think of it I’m not sure why I automatically assumed everyone just *did* them???

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just found out americans have an 11 week long summer break and ive only got SIX WEEKS

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Literally just found out that when Americans say ‘period’ they mean ‘full stop’. The punctuation mark ‘.’ is called period in the US. How have I lived for 21 years without understanding why they always said ‘period’ after things?!?!?!

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Just found out Americans don’t have sausage rolls. I’m actually so sad for them

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Just found out Americans don’t have green or purple Starburst. Shocked and appalled tbh.

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lmao i just found out most americans can’t drive cars with gears and just drive automatic ur all WEAK

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just found out Americans actually put melted butter in their popcorn MELTED BUTTER

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Okay so I just found out that Americans write 1s and 7s really strangely and I'm about to go feral. Your 1 is just a vertical line and your 7 has no horizontal line in the middle and I'm finding out about this when I was today years old????

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I just found out that not only do Americans say "erbs" instead of "herbs" but THEY SAY "ERBAL" INSTEAD OF "HERBAL"?! please someone tell me it's not true

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I just found out that Americans apparently BAKE their macaroni and cheese in the OVEN and I am VERY upset.

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i just found out that americans get some of their final grade from other things and not just the final exam and our grade is 100% based on one exam i wanna move countries 😤😤

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I just found out that people - Americans - put syrup on their French toast.... wtf??

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Just found out that americans have sweet potato and marshmallow at Thanksgiving?????? BOKE

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Just found out that Americans call coriander ‘cilantro’ instead and I’ve not felt this uncomfortable ever

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I just learned that Americans call pencil crayons 'coloured pencils' and I'm honestly shook.

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Just found out Americans have a school club called color guard where students dance with sabres and flags. Why I have a never read a YA with this in it? I want one.

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So I just found out Americans call cutlery 'silverware' and can't get over it 🤣

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just found out americans call fish fingers fish sticks, i am shooketh x

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i just found out that americans spell pajamas instead of pyjamas wtf

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I just found out Americans call mince ‘ground beef’ and I’m not okay

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I just found out Americans call common pins thumbtack and honestly I feel sick

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I just found out Americans have to do a pledge everyday before school what the actual fuck

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I just found out Americans say weed whacking instead of whipper snipping wow

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just found out americans pour gravy on biscuits, shocking, vile and utterly disgusted, shaking with rage atm

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I JUST FOUND OUT THE AMERICANS HAVE PUMPKIN IN A FUCKING CAN

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