11 Things Americans Get Wrong About Australia
Jodie Gummow debunks some common myths, many people, particularly, American’s believe about the country where she grew up.
January 17, 2014 | As an Aussie living in the United States, I find myself regularly confronted by Americans with the same common myths about Australia. Certainly, there are folks that say, “G’day mate,” eat vegemite, wear short shorts and subscribe to a carefree motto of ” no worries,” as they bask in the glorious sunshine. But, the vast majority of these stereotypes which have evidently been influenced by pop culture, are simply incorrect. Here are the most common, yet convincing, misconceptions Americans have about the land down under.