Monsoon (monsoon_) wrote,

Aussies vs brits vs canucs vs yankies vs russians

Americans: Believe that poverty and failure are morally suspect.
Canadians: Believe that wealth and success are morally suspect.
Russians: Believe that wealth and success are bought for money.
Brits: Believe that wealth, poverty, success and failure are inherited things.
Aussies: Believe that none of this matters after several beers

Canadians: Are indignant about being mistaken for Americans when abroad.
Americans: Encourage being mistaken for Canadians when abroad.
Brits: Can't possibly be mistaken for anyone else when abroad. Same with Russians.

Aussies: Believe you should look out for your mates.
Russians: Would look out for anyone who they had a drink with.
Brits: Believe you should look out for those who belong to your club.
Americans: Believe people should look out for themselves.
Canadians: Believe that's the government's job.

Americans: Spend most of their lives glued to the idiot box.
Canadians: Don't, but only because the government won't let them have more American channels.
Brits: Pay a tax to watch four lousy channels.
Aussies: Export all their crappy programs which no one there watches, to Britain, where everybody loves them.
Russians: don't know what cable is, but have every new movie aired on the national channels before anyone in US sees it (including the movie director).

Americans: Spell words differently, but still call it English.
Brits: Pronounce words differently, but still call it English.
Canadians: Spell like Brits, pronounce like Americans.
Aussies: Add "G'Day", "mate", and a heavy accent to everything they say.
Russians: think that Russian is an international language.

Canadians: Encourage immigrants to keep their old ways, and avoid assimilation.
Americans: Encourage immigrants to assimilate quickly, and dump their old ways.
Brits: Encourage immigrants to go to Canada or America.
Russians: Encourage each other to become jewish immigrants so they can get to canada, America or England by getting Israili citizenship.
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