Surprises in the States

Things I Thought Would Bother Me About America, But Don’t:

  • Driving on the right
  • Guns
  • Republicans
  • The Food
  • The Peppiness
  • The Accent
  • Being asked if I know the Queen. Or Prince William. Or the Beatles.

Things I Didn’t Know Would Bother Me About America, But Do:

  • Fraternities & sororities
  • 15 year-olds driving SUVs
  • Drink-driving
  • FedEx
  • Walmart Food
  • The obsession with getting an ‘A’ in everything
  • Spider egg sacs

Categories: Fulbright

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