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Cultural Differences Explained.

Postby Plavt » Sat, 17 Dec 2005 10:12 pm

Cultural Differences Explained

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Aussies:。。 Dislike being mistaken for Pommies (Brits) when abroad.

Canadians: Are rather indignant about being mistaken for Americans
when abroad.

Americans: Encourage being mistaken for Canadians when abroad.

Brits:。。。。 Can't possibly be mistaken for anyone else when abroad.



Aussies:。。 Believe you should look out for your mates.

Brits:。。。。 Believe that you should look out for those people who
belong to your club.

Americans: Believe that people should look out for & take care of
themselves.

Canadians: Believe that that's the government's job.



Aussies:。。 Are extremely patriotic to their beer.

Americans: Are flag-waving, anthem-singing, and obsessively
patriotic to the point of blindness.

Canadians: Can't agree on the words to their anthem, when they can
be bothered to sing them.

Brits:。。。。 Do not sing at all but prefer a large brass band to
perform the anthem.



Americans: Spend most of their lives glued to the idiot box.

Canadians: Don't, but only because they can't get more American
channels.

Brits:。。。。 Pay a tax just so they can watch four channels.

Aussies:。。 Export all their crappy programs, which no-one there
watches, to Britain, where everybody loves them.



Americans: Will jabber on incessantly about football, baseball,
and basketball.

Brits:。。。。 Will jabber on incessantly about cricket, soccer, and
rugby.

Canadians: Will jabber on incessantly about hockey, hockey,
hockey, hockey, and how they beat the Americans twice, playing
seball.

Aussies:。。 Will jabber on incessantly about how they beat the Poms
in every sport they play them in.



Americans: Spell words differently, but still call it "English".

Brits:。。。。 Pronounce their words differently, but still call it
"English".

Canadians: Spell like the Brits, pronounce like Americans.

Aussies:。。 Add "G'day", "mate" and a heavy accent to everything
they say in an attempt to get laid.



Brits:。。。。 Shop at home and have goods imported because they live on
an island.

Aussies:。。 Shop at home and have goods imported because they live
on an island.

Americans: Cross the southern border for cheap shopping, gas, &
liquor in a backwards country.

Canadians: Cross the southern border for cheap shopping, gas, &
liquor in a backwards country.



Americans: Drink weak, pissy-tasting beer.

Canadians: Drink strong, pissy-tasting beer.

Brits:。。。。 Drink warm, beery-tasting piss.

Aussies:。。 Drink anything with alcohol in it.



Americans: Seem to think that poverty & failure are morally
suspect.

Canadians: Seem to believe that wealth and success are morally
suspect.

Brits:。。。。 Seem to believe that wealth, poverty, success and failure
are inherited things.

Aussies:。。 Seem to think that none of this matters after several
beers.

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