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Ten things Italians find odd about the Americans

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Ten things Italians find odd about the Americans
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Many foreigners experience culture shock when moving to a new country - what you might not realize is that it works both ways. The Local's list reveals the top ten things Italians don't understand about Americans.

Moving to Italy is a dream for many Americans, but those who make it a reality may not find they fit in as seamlessly as they hoped. Before even beginning to tackle the language barrier and famous bureaucracy, there's a culture clash to contend with.

You might think you can pass for a local, but  Italians can easily spot a new arrival.

CLICK HERE for the list of things Americans do which their new Italian friends and neighbours struggle to understand.

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