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those drunk americans

By makohill in makohill's Diary
Thu Jan 16, 2003 at 02:28:20 PM EST
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I am starting to believe that Italians think that all Americans in Italy are alcoholics.

When an Italian friend orders wine or beer in a restaurant without specifying a size, they receive a reasonable portion. When I order, I always manage to end up with twice as much as I want.

I guess I have it coming; I don't understand much of what the waiters are saying so I tend to just nod my head. Still, I find it hard to believe that anybody drinks a beer as large as the one I got today over their lunch break.

If my experience is representative, I understand why all Americans in Italy are alcoholics.

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And all this time I thought (none / 0) (#1)
by imrdkl on Thu Jan 16, 2003 at 03:12:13 PM EST

that they were just being nice.

So... what's the problem? (n/t) (none / 0) (#2)
by KilljoyAZ on Thu Jan 16, 2003 at 04:01:05 PM EST

Creativitiy cannot be SPELT by over 98% of all American troops. - psychologist
Yet another Amherst K5'er... (none / 0) (#3)
by leviramsey on Thu Jan 16, 2003 at 05:34:36 PM EST

We're taking this site over... ;o)

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