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    (Original post by Xurvi)
    We're supposed to be cowards when France has been one of the most at war countries in the world for a couple millenias and have won like 3/4 of the wars and battles the Francs and the French have fought.. Francs versus Caesar, Napoleon versus the whole Europe, etc.
    I don't know any other bad stereotype about the French besides that one though, it seems it's the only one (but it compensates by being quite often refered to...)
    Apart from you all being rude, snooty, chain-smoking adulterers who strike all the time and ride around on bicycles wearing stripy jumpers and onion necklaces?? :pierre: :ahee:
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    That we Italians are all mafious. Even today, when I arrived in a hotel in UK, I wa greeted "Are you from Italy? Sicily?? Catania??? Mafiosooo!"
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    (Original post by Teaddict)
    I preferred the old one
    Me too. We see chavs in town and my flatmate says "See, that's where you get your stereotype...I swear those people are the only Brits that go on holiday!"
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    (Original post by >Anna<)
    Ah, I see. I saw the flag and got excited :p:

    Well, hi anyway
    lol and what sterotypes do people from Armenia have? I'm intrugied
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    Northern Ireland:

    Lazy, fat, stupid, drunken, and warring, they think we are the poor cousin of England.

    I love when people say it must be hard for you living with all the bombs going off. :rolleyes: I admit we have suspect devices.. but thankfully for the most part it isn't bombs going off etc.
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    (Original post by gingerrama)
    Apart from you all being rude, snooty, chain-smoking adulterers who strike all the time and ride around on bicycles wearing stripy jumpers and onion necklaces?? :pierre: :ahee:
    Didn't know about those, but I forgot about how I should eat escargots and frog legs :P

    Onion necklaces? Where does that come from? o_O
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    We get disowned for not marrying the person of our parents' choice.
    We get disowned for not being straight A* students.
    We get disowned for not getting into Cambridge.
    We get disowned for not doing medicine/engineering/law.
    We all talk like Apu from The Simpsons.
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    That we are all pathological thieves.
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    (Original post by J DOT A)
    lol and what sterotypes do people from Armenia have? I'm intrugied
    Well, I don't know that many because I'm only half and I've never lived in an Armenian community...

    Buttttt

    Physically:
    Big nose
    Bushy eyebrows
    Dark eyes & hair

    Other stuff:
    Gangsters
    Friendly and hospitable

    Ha, oh..and we're not all like Kim Kardashian! :p:
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    (Original post by Installation)
    Dunno really, no one rips on the Indians
    Really? At my school everyone says that Indians have smaller 'packages' than average, and that condoms have to be made extra small for men in India: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/6161691.stm I can't agree/disagree because I wouldn't know to be honest
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    English: Bad teeth and posh accent.
    Jamaican: Poor, lazy and smokes 'da reefa' :smokin:
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    Originally from Canada:

    We don't always finish our sentences with Eh

    The entire country is covered in Snow all year long (:facepalm:)

    That we have wild animals roaming free even in the cities

    That we're not patriotic because we don't wave our flag all the time

    We all play hockey
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    (Original post by SergioMZ)
    We are lazy.
    We shout when talking.
    We feel inferior to Europe.
    We don't like the fact of the massive immigration Spain's been experiencing for the last few years.
    We sleep siesta.
    We all love ham.
    We are the least patriotic people I've ever known.
    All of the above are true indeed.
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    (Original post by speedbird)
    (Original post by SergioMZ)
    We are lazy.
    We shout when talking.
    We feel inferior to Europe.
    We don't like the fact of the massive immigration Spain's been experiencing for the last few years.
    We sleep siesta.
    We all love ham.
    We are the least patriotic people I've ever known.
    All of the above are true indeed.
    No, I don't think they are.
    Some of us are lazy, but overall we are one of the European countries whose workers work the most (in term of working hours).
    Okay, sometimes we shout, but that's the language and not all of us shout.
    I phrased this badly. We feel inferior to Europe, but we aren't.
    I particularly the fact that Spain is becoming more and more multicultural.
    I have two or three siestas a year at most, only when I am really, really sick. Normally I can't, it makes me feel really bad.
    Okay, you all love ham. I hate it, but I know very few people who do (whether Spanish or not).
    Indeed, we are the least patriotic country in the world, I guess. That's because there are a lot of nations and cultural identities within the country, I reckon. But the thing is that we are.

    You are Spanish, aren't you? Where are you from?
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    (Original post by Jamainglish)
    Really? At my school everyone says that Indians have smaller 'packages' than average, and that condoms have to be made extra small for men in India: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/6161691.stm I can't agree/disagree because I wouldn't know to be honest
    Someone missed the smiley.
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    (Original post by Barden)
    not during the famine they didn't :awesome:
    Still too soon :no:



    :p:
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    (Original post by LaraArmstrong)
    That everyone drinks guiness..

    Fyi, i hate guiness :£
    Yeah Guinness is actually pretty disgusting.
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    (Original post by >Anna<)
    Well, I don't know that many because I'm only half and I've never lived in an Armenian community...

    Buttttt

    Physically:
    Big nose
    Bushy eyebrows
    Dark eyes & hair

    Other stuff:
    Gangsters
    Friendly and hospitable

    Ha, oh..and we're not all like Kim Kardashian! :p:
    Kim Kardashian is Armenian?

    ahem...."How you doin?"

    :cool:
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    That Brits have terrible dental hygiene, just because we don't put as much fluoride in our water or emphasis on orthodontics as the US. I'm also not sure why it's only said about the Brits and not all Europeans.

    Also, that all Brits are ugly.
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    (Original post by mackeroo)
    You forgot that you eat maple syrup all day too
    haha I omitted that one because we generally do.:yep: :cool:
 
 
 
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