At the risk of stating the bleeding obvious, the United States is an extraordinarily large place. It is so large, in fact, that 11 of its states separately possess a total area larger than that of the entire United Kingdom. This is truly mind-boggling, especially given that the UK is itself comprised of four nations.
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Aside from the usual barbs about who won the War of 1812 and the fact that we Brits drive on the "wrong side of the road", occasionally—only occasionally—an American will say something that catches me completely off guard. Whether this thing is good, bad, or simply bizarre depends entirely on the situation. Here are 5 such examples. Enjoy.