Archive for the 'U.S.A.' Category

I hate: Your bickering over global warming

Saturday 17 March 2007 @ 12:33 am

Nearly 20 years ago, when I was in 7th grade, our teacher told us about the greenhouse effect. It sounded logical, we didn’t doubt it. Today, many “Hottest blabla on record”-headlines later, it still sounds logical. And still there are many people who argue whether it is real or not. What most of them don’t […]

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I love: The sheer beauty and diversity of the American countryside

Friday 16 March 2007 @ 6:50 pm

Hawaii, Alaska, California, Maine – four names you just have to read and *poof* an image pops up in your head. Become an icicle in the north or get barbecued in the south. There are regions in the US, where you can drive for hours without seeing a single house. That’s nearly impossible in Germany.
Americans […]

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I dislike: Pimp my crappy junk

Thursday 15 March 2007 @ 12:20 am

I just watched an episode of “Pimp my ride” and again I’m asking myself: Are these piece-of-shit “cars” really allowed to be driven on your streets? Is this some sort of accident-gambling? I know, most Americans think that Germans are too obsessed with the conditions of their cars. But we’ve got a reason – We […]

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I don’t get: Being proud to be American

Saturday 10 March 2007 @ 12:46 am

You’re American, I’m German. Both for the same reasons. Our parents had sex and about nine months later our mother gave birth to us at the right time and place.
Don’t get me wrong – I’m extremely happy not to be born in one of the many countries on earth, where people struggle to make a […]

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I like: Crazy American laws

Friday 9 March 2007 @ 12:40 am

Every now an then you can read about strange American laws in German newspapers. Not that we don’t have some ourselves, but yours are way better. I like them. I’m sure most of them are either outdated or simply made up, but they’re always good for a quick laugh.
For instance:

It is illegal to smoke cigarettes […]

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