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Still a long way by humon Still a long way by humon
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Not a month goes by without someone confusing Sweden/Switzerland or Denmark/Netherlands. With Sweden/Switzerland it's because of the names of the countries, but with Denmark/Netherlands it's because people from Denmark are called Danish and people from Netherlands are called Dutch.

It's usually Americans who make those mistakes, but the first time I encountered it in real life was actually in England when I got in the wrong line to get into the country. I was supposed to stand in the Europe line but ended up in the Rest of The World line, and one of the women there could apparently tell something was wrong and asked me, "Are you Dutch?" I said no and handed her my passport which said Denmark and she responded with, "That's what I said: Dutch. Why are you lying about where you're from?" :XD:
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executioner-ed 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
as an american, i find this extremely funny. most of us _are_ dumber than a bag of hammers.
humon, i really enjoy your work! (and i get to learn stuff about that section of the world!)
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:iconsexximomma:
SexxiMomma 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I know that the characters are stereotypical personifications of countries as seen by humon but as an American I can't help but to imagine each of our states with different personalities because almost every state has its own accent, cultures and traditions. So to me America is like Legion with 50 different personalities within him lol 
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dehyan Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
If this comic was true to the core, America would have a small inner self that would be ripping it's hair out at his stupidity, cause low and behold there are actually chunks of Americans who are knowledged.
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Abby7horizon Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Whoa there, take it easy now, stupidity is an evenly dispersed trait among ALL countries.
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:iconwill-of-the-spurr:
Look at David Cameron and Nick Clegg, for example.
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:iconthejboy88:
I find it so strange that anyone would make a mistake like this.
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:iconpeteseeger:
PeteSeeger Jan 8, 2014  Student Writer
I want to be offended...but it's true.
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:iconblue-demon-hybrid:
As a Panamanian-American girl, I hear you on that. 
I do know the difference between Sweden and Switzerland, though. 
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:iconatlantagirl:
Atlantagirl Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
As a British girl living in America, I acknowledge the confusion of countries in this country. Facepalm Facepalm Facepalm 
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:iconchiiritarisu:
Oh tell me about it.
"So, where are you from"
Switzerland!
"Ooooh Sweden!"
Facepalm. 
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