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Ten things Italians find odd about the Americans

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.

Ten things Italians find odd about the Americans
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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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