culture Non-Americans Describe The Weirdest Things About America  

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List Rules Non-Americans ONLY - vote up the weirdest thing about America on this list.

Ah, America: the land of the free and the home of the brave....and a bunch of other weird stuff. We searched the internet to find out what things non-Americans were most confused by during their stay in our fine country. As it turns out, we do some pretty weird things. Our everyday lives are filled with things that shock, impress, and downright confuse our fellow man. It has become pretty clear that "America" is not synonymous with "reason".
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"Advertisements for prescription drugs."


"Advertisements for presc... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Non-Americans Describe The Weirdest Things About America
Photo: Fabio Hofnik/flickr/CC-BY-NC 2.0
Not to mention the lists of possible side effects
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"The size of (non alcoholic) drinks.


"The size of (non alcohol... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Non-Americans Describe The Weirdest Things About America
Photo: section215/flickr/CC-BY 2.0
Thirst: we got it.
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"All the ads for lawyers."


"All the ads for lawyers.&... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Non-Americans Describe The Weirdest Things About America
Photo: Mike/flickr/CC-BY 2.0
On TV, billboards, and even park benches!
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"Sales tax being added at checkout."


"Sales tax being added at... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Non-Americans Describe The Weirdest Things About America
Photo: Mike Mozart/flickr/CC-BY 2.0
Completely fair.