9 U.S. Cultural Traditions That The Rest Of The World Doesn’t Understand | thevoyaging.com

The United States is a great country. Yes, we have our flaws, but what country doesn’t? We also have some traditions that seem weird and unreasonable to other countries. Here are a few of the many that make folks from other countries scratch their head.

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There is a Wal-Mart store within 15 minutes of 90% of America. Needless to say, shopping there is convenient and, well, affordable. What really confuses a good portion of the rest of the world is not the cheapness of everything in the store it’s what you can buy. For instance, you can buy a shotgun, dishwashing detergent, running shoes, and frozen vegetables in the same store.

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