Things Only Americans Think Are Normal

You can’t really understand how strange or special an American custom or life standard can seem to a foreigner until you walk a mile in their shoes…or until you ask them.

From overpriced medical bills to ordering lemonade, what we take for granted might just seem strange to a non-American.

Walter White’s Medical Bill

US actor Bryan Cranston tries on a prop hat for his Walter
Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images
Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images

“The plot of Breaking Bad being about a science teacher getting cancer and worrying about leaving his family with massive medical debt when he dies.” —NoxicGasDeployed/Reddit

Breaking Bad would have been way less interesting in any other country, like Canada, where health care is free.