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People Are Describing Their Country Without Using The Name

List RulesVote up the cleverest descriptions that put the nation in summation.

A whole lot of countries cover this planet. Most have complicated histories and national identities that could fill many a textbook. But leave it to the internet to boil all that complexity down to one comment. The denizens of Reddit have cleverly managed to sum up their home country without using the name, though some might be more obvious to foreigners than others.

Sometimes it's the famous national food, while in other instances it's the unique geography, but these descriptions cut to the core of each country's reputation. Vote up the most accurate descriptions of nations from around the world. 

  • From Redditor u/crzybrzy:

    A prince want[s] to send you money but needs your card details.

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    119
    Sums it up?
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    Japan

    From Redditor u/rikiyak:

    Anime, sushi, technology...

    2,277
    96
    Sums it up?
  • From Redditor u/XxC0SMICxX:

    Dead people wrapped in toilet paper.

    2,500
    124
    Sums it up?
  • From Redditor u/GrandpaJack20:

    Leprechauns; potatoes; and Americans love to claim that their great-great-great grandfather's cousin was from here.

    2,279
    123
    Sums it up?