16 Things That Only Americans Do But Don’t Realize

Americans will typically appear to make fun of others for their odd traditions. As it turns out, as an American there may be so many things that you do not think is strange that the rest of the world actually makes fun of you for. Here are some odd things that are uniquely American.

1. Clapping at Restaurants

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You know that annoying thing that you do to your friends and family members when you are at a restaurant on their birthday? This annoying birthday clapping that embarrasses them and makes the other people in the restaurant laugh is something that is actually very unique to America. It can be very hard to tell who wants to have this done less: the birthday person or the wait staff that is forced into it for your own amusement.