Only in America ..

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A friend sent me some interesting cultural observations regarding the odd and ironic behavior of Americans .. of course, I had to share it with you.

Only in America ..

  1. Only in America .. can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance.
  2. Only in America .. are there handicapped parking places in front of a skating rink.
  3. Only in America .. do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front.
  4. Only in America .. do people order double cheese burgers, large fries, and a diet coke.
  5. Only in America .. do banks leave both doors open and then chain the pens to the counters.
  6. Only in America .. do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage.
  7. Only in America .. do we use answering machines to screen calls and then have call waiting so we won't miss a call from someone we didn't want to talk to in the first place.
  8. Only in America .. do we buy hot dogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight.
  9. Only in America .. do we use the word 'politics' to describe the process so well: 'Poli' in Latin meaning 'many' and 'tics' meaning 'bloodsucking creatures'.
  10. Only in America .. do they have drive-up ATM machines with Braille lettering.
  11. Only in America .. can a homeless combat veteran live in a cardboard box while a combat pretender lives in the White House.

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Only in America .. do people order double cheese burgers, large fries, and a diet coke

Not that I order cheeseburgers often, but the few times I have I did large size it and have a diet coke :o)

Maybe I've been infected by the 'merican meme.

By Chris' Wills (not verified) on 09 Jun 2008 #permalink