Say the following words upon being caught in any mistake:
“I didn’t know that was wrong.”
Have strange animals as a pet. For example: monkeys, deadly snakes, etc.
Burn many gallons of fuel to drive recyclable items to the recycling plant
Pay the wi-fi bill before purchasing groceries
Have a very expensive vehicle, but live in a tiny apartment (with many people and overcrowded)
Say the word “like” before each sentence (teens). For example: “Like, did you see that movie yesterday?”
Say the word “dude” before, after or in the middle of sentences (I am guilty of this)
Run from the cops in a tiny car
Run from the cops on foot
Cannot stand to watch a single commercial. We Americans will pay whatever it takes not to EVER have to watch commercials by purchasing a DVR, Netflix or commercial free television channels.
Have more “stuff” than we need, but less cash than we need
Will do whatever it takes not to stand in any lines at the grocery store, amusement parks, theatre, etc. We will pay NOT to have to wait in a line.
Go to the emergency room for non-emergency related health issues. Why? It is law here that the hospital emergency rooms have to treat any patiient who walks into the emergency room.
(This is law in my state unsure about the rest of the nation)
Make plans and cancel at the last minute, knowing in our minds, we were going to cancel when we made the plans, the very minute the plans were spoke into existence.
Do whatever it takes to make work easier by inventing something or a new idea that streamlines a process
Ask the boss for a raise, knowing we don’t deserve it
Call in sick to work, but not be ill, go do something fun instead
Write a blog post called “Weird Shit Americans Do:Chapter One”
The above is not me, just odd shit I noticed about Americans. Well, I do say “dude” too much, that’s the only sentence above that explains anything about me.
Wanted to give people in other countries a few tidbits of humor about life in America.