Non-Americans Are Sharing Things They Don’t Understand About The U.S. (21 Pics)

There are many things about the U.S. that non-American’s don’t understand. It makes sense, especially if they haven’t traveled here before.

So when I stumbled upon this thread of non-Americans looking for some explanations I thought it would be fun to share it with you. From silly things, like alien invasions, to why we use the metric system, here are the best responses.

1. College Sports

2. HOAs


4. Leave Time

5. Homecoming

6. Alien Attacks

7. Tipping

8. Children’s Beauty Pageants

9. Commute Time For Work

10. Geography Knowledge

11. Sales Tax

12. Big Gulps

13. Metric System

14. Age Limits

15. The Vastness Of The U.S.

16. Moving Out At Age 18

17. Maternity Leave

18. The World Series

19. The Name For What Grade You’re In

20. Student Loans

21. That Gap In Public Toilet Doors