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24 things that are considered 'normal' in the US but the rest of the world finds weird

Published by Business Insider on Wed, 22 Aug 2018


Sometimes people in the US forget that the way we do things isn't necessarily the way it's done everywhere else.That doesnt necessarily mean these American customs are bad, it just means that they arent the norm throughout the world. Here are some regular things we do in the US that people from other cultures might think is a bit abnormal.Using money that is all the same color.In the US, dollar bills are all the same shade of green, and they all look very similar, aside from slightly different images. If you travel to other countries, youll find that their bills are typically all different colors and sizes according to what theyre worth. Many foreigners find our currency to be a bit confusing, since it all looks the same. Putting a lot of ice in our drinks.One small thing that stands out when you visit Europe is that they dont use a lot of iceat most restaurants, you wont get it unless you ask for it. Americans are some of the only people who use an excess of ice in their drinks. Articles have even written about why we do it. The Smithsonian believes it may be related to our "more is more" vibe in the US.Using "America" or "Americans" to describes ourselves, our customs, and our country.If you grew up in the US, you may think of "America" and "United States" as interchangeable. As it turns out, much of the rest of the world does not. The United States is not the only "America" out therethere's also the rest of North America and all of South America. Many cant understand why we refer to the US as "America," and people from other countries often refer to our country as simply "the States." See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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