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West Balkans Stereotypes

When people talk about the Balkans, the first though is;  A corner of East Europe . Traditional American concepts about how East-West rivalry should turn out are challenged by a visit to the Balkans, that...
Balkan Peninsula

Balkan Stereotypes

The Balkan Peninsula, popularly referred to as the Balkans, is a geographical and cultural region of Southeast Europe. The region has its name from the Balkan Mountains that stretch from the east of Bulgaria...
The current German flag is the same as that used by the Weimar Republic which lasted from 1919 to 1933. The German flag is one of the few that refers to "gold" as being one of the colors as opposed to "yellow" and one of the few flags in the world that uses black as a major ingredient.

German Stereotypes

My favorite place in the world is Berlin! Berlin is awesome! I loved so much that I've been there 3 times in the same year! If there’s one country that people seem to love stereotyping, it’s...
Flag of Netherlands

The Dutch Stereotypes

The first three points what eveybody thinks about Holland are: Drugs, Prostitutes and Sin.  In a second thought we can list:  Tulips, bikes and blondes. About the Prostitutes... If you walk by the canals of...
France is the largest country in the EU, stretching from the North Sea to the Mediterranean.

French Stereotypes

Instead of create a new article, I decided to comment a world-known article about the French Stereotypes. So the red one was written by me, and express what I saw in January '12. This topic...
10 National Stereotypes

10 National Stereotypes

Recently I was reading about a brand new guide to the UK, published in the US, and ended up wondering where they did their research. I just couldn’t recognise my country from what they...

Lego Stereotypes – France

Some french stereotype are about they are supposed to wash less often than others, to be rude (sometimes true), to drink too much wine.Speaking of French soldiers running away at the first sign of...
What are the Britishes like?

What are the Britishes like?

National stereotypes What do people think of when they think of your country? What comes to mind, when you think about Britain? According to these Londoners, it's a strange mixture which includes pigeons, rain, fish and chips...
What are the Italians like? (subtitled)

What are the Italians like? (subtitled)

According to britishes italians are like... __ Users of the Real English site have asked for the Subtitled version of this clip, so here it is. The main site with lessons for the videos are here: http://www.real-english.com/new-lesso... and the...
Stereotypes having to do with people of specific nationalities. Some of them are a little bit Truth in Television (certain others more so), due to having some basis in reality. But remember, nations are not Planets Of Hats. If anything, the true face of the country in question is often either not as expected or entirely different. Not all foreigners necessarily speak with a heavy accent, as many films and TV series seem to indicate.

All National Stereotypes

Have you ever asked how about the world judges you just because you're born in some place? Stereotypes having to do with people of specific nationalities. Some of them are a little bit Truth in...

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