A HILARIOUS VIDEO reveals a British girl sharing the tradition shock she has skilled in The USA of America, with viewers evaluating it to The Truman Present.
Melissa Herrera moved from her house in Welwyn Backyard, Hertfordshire after falling in love and marrying her now husband who comes from South Carolina.
The pair then moved to Fort Mill, South Carolina simply over two years in the past and the variations in tradition nonetheless proceed to astound Melissa regularly.
The 31-year-old took to social media earlier this week to doc her ideas while she was strolling her canine.
Melissa begins her social commentary by panning the digicam in direction of a usually American trying house.
The house has a porch space which Melissa notes will not be quite common in the UK.
The video then reveals Melissa as she flicks a change in her kitchen earlier than she explains her reasoning for doing so.
She says: “The sink it has this factor the place you possibly can put the meals down, you push the button and it grinds all of the meals, we don’t have that in England both.”
The ex-pat then feedback on the remainder of her kitchen facilities, commenting: “The mammoth sized fridge freezer, I do know some folks do have them in England however I didn’t.
“Simply randomly having a water cooler in your own home like I’m sorry what?”
The clip then continues within the bed room of the property as Melissa explains the difficulties of getting a big mattress.
She explains: “The mattress is so enormous, look how massive that mattress is – that mattress wouldn’t slot in any bed room in England, I’m 5’4 and I battle to get on it.”
The video creator continues: “Plug sockets within the rest room, that’s a typical one everybody is aware of about I simply discover it very, very odd.
Melissa then takes the viewer outdoors while she walks her canine and has a number of complaints concerning the American lifestyle.
Within the clip, a big backyard signal has been pegged all the way down to rejoice the birthday of a kid with a unicorn on the signal, nevertheless Melissa claims that is the case for each birthday.
She says: “I’m sorry however that is so further, each time it’s somebody’s birthday even adults not simply youngsters, they’ve these massive monstrosities outdoors their home.”
The video then showcases traditional American previous occasions similar to basketball with Melissa explaining that the houses often characteristic a basketball hoop within the driveway in addition to the celebrities and stripes.
She says: “Each home has a basketball hoop, each home has an American flag, they’re so patriotic it’s truly ridiculous.”
As her video involves an finish, Melissa is tickled by the water hydrant which sits on her avenue earlier than she feedback on the model of automotive and door decorations chosen by her neighbours.
She says: “This all the time chuckles me, I dunno why, it simply jogs my memory of a minion nevertheless it’s a hearth hydrant, water hydrant.
“Each single automotive is like a military tank simply chilling there and everybody has wreaths on their doorways like why it’s not Christmas, I don’t perceive.
Melissa took to social media on Tuesday to share the video, writing: “I’m sorry however America is on a complete different planet, in comparison with the UK.”
The video acquired over 95,000 likes and greater than 10,000 feedback as many shared their shock on the huge cultural variations.
One particular person wrote: “American homes simply remind me of horror motion pictures for some motive”.
One other stated: “I’d die for an American home within the U.Okay.”
A 3rd commented: “I’m American. This neighbourhood appears as overseas to me because it does to these watching within the UK.
“America is as completely different from state to state as Europe is.”
A fourth added: “Jogs my memory of the Truman present.”
A fifth stated: “As somebody who lives within the mountains of Colorado, this appears like jail to me. Hell no to suburbs.”
Talking to Melissa right this moment she stated: “America is so completely different to the UK. I don’t assume folks perceive simply how completely different the 2 are.
“There’s nothing remotely acquainted or something that jogs my memory of the UK right here. The primary tradition shock for me has positively been the meals.
“They eat such bizarre stuff, particularly within the south – like biscuits and gravy and grits. The meals that we’d have within the UK – it tastes so completely different right here as a result of they add a great deal of hormones into their meat.
“It doesn’t style something just like the meals within the UK.
“One other tradition shock isn’t any little nook retailers the place you reside so you possibly can’t simply pop and purchase milk, it’s a must to drive no less than 15 minutes to get some.
“Nobody actually walks a lot round right here – everybody drives so it’s a must to have a automotive. There is no such thing as a public transport in any respect the place I stay.
“No buses, no trains. Folks don’t stroll their youngsters to highschool like we do within the UK.
“All of them get the college bus which fits down every little one’s highway – there’s so many [cultural shocks] I may go on endlessly.”
The Truman Present starred Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank within the 1998 movie which paperwork the every day lifetime of the titular character unaware he’s being broadcast to tens of millions of viewers.