Wearing shoes inside, owning guns, being informal with strangers, the need to tip wait staff, baby showers, being allowed to drink at 21 years old, smiling at everyone, using the imperial system of measurement, student loan debt, etc.
@Stefano92 Americans like to smile at strangers and many even strike up a casual conversation with strangers when they are in line for something for example. Compared to other countries, we don’t really respect our elders and you will rarely hear someone refer to an older stranger as “sir” or “ma’am,”
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