Living in America, we live in the land of the free and the home of the brave. Everything we do is so normal, and there’s nothing strange about our culture, or the way we live, right? Wrong. There are actually a ton of things that make the US different from other countries.
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Check out these 20 bizarre facts that make the United States of America just a tad bit strange as compared with the rest of the world. You will never look at the USA the same again.
One thing that Americans love is food, and it certainly shows in our portions. Many foreigners that come to visit would be disgusted to see just how much food we serve for a normal portion.
Wearing The American Flag
Most countries find it very disrespectful to wear their flag on garments of clothing, especially as a bathing suit… something that us Americans see quite frequently.
It’s kind of upsetting that this is strange to other countries, but spreadable peanut butter is weird to some foreigners.
Unpaid Maternity Leave
Oh how nice it would be if paid maternity leave was a guaranteed thing in the US. Many countries find it strange that it’s not! In most countries, you have to receive a paid maternity leave.
Wearing Shoes Indoors
How many times have you been caught wearing your sneakers inside after coming in from a long day? To Korean’s and many other countries it is considered offensive to wear shoes inside.
We Love Our Pets
While pets are common around the world, Americans tend to love their pets a little more than other countries.
Red Velvet Cake
Red velvet cake is so delicious… just not to foreigners. The idea of adding so much dye to change the color of the cake is atrocious to them.
Okay…this one we understand. It’s cheese in a can; that’s a little weird.