___For all you Interns in the ACA's "Right Off The Boat" program, here's some useful information for your adjustment to American culture.posted by Adam 1/18/2005 10:25:00 AM
Some of the more common stereotypes of American citizens include: Boastful and arrogant. Disrespectful of authority. Drunkard. Extravagant and wasteful. Lazy. Loud and obnoxious. Promiscuous. Think they know everything.
If you don't see anything that looks like a flush handle, step away from the toilet and see if it flushes after a few seconds.
Many American companies have women in management positions. So don't be surprised if the person who meets you is a woman, not a man. If you feel uncomfortable, focus on the business at hand and ignore the fact that she happens to be a woman. Do not flirt with her, refer to body parts, ask her out on a date, or make suggestive or sexual remarks.