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How would you describe Americans, in general?

I heard about a huge international study done a few years ago that asked people to use 3 words to describe Americans. The 3 most often used words were:

Hard-working
Innovative
Violent

I know i posted this question about a year ago but I'm posting it again because i wonder if any answers have changed.

P.S. No link to the study, can'y remember what it was called and google was unhelpful.

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UpSheRises

Asked by UpSheRises at 9:46 AM on Mar. 28, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (44)
  • He are definately all the things you mentioned...... we a chubby nation for sure
    ochsamom

    Answer by ochsamom at 9:48 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • Arrogant
    Greedy
    Violent
    ArmyWifeAshlie

    Answer by ArmyWifeAshlie at 9:49 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • Whenn DH and I traveled to another country for our honeymoon I realized that Americans are arrogant, shallow and narrow minded. I know that doesn't apply to everyone. But for some who travel abroad these are the only Americans they come across.
    Liamsmom09

    Answer by Liamsmom09 at 9:53 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • proud
    spendy
    childish

    not altogether BAD things, as these attributes can be good, depending on the context and reasoning.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 9:53 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • Depends on what state you are in. And the country, with each person from another country DH works with, their perception of Americans is different. In general I would say


     Fat, Impatient, Blissful

    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 9:57 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • Lazy
    Arrogant
    Ignorant
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 9:58 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • isolated
    passive
    judgmental
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:01 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • apathetic
    spoiled
    generous

    Those were the first 3 that came to mind, but I'm sure I could make a list...a very long list...
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 10:02 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • Arrogant is not me, blissful is not me, and childish is kind of like me though. I wouldn't say we are spoiled either, only a select few have that priveledge. As for violence that happens in any country!

    idaspida

    Answer by idaspida at 10:09 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • greedy
    selfish
    arrogant
    laura970

    Answer by laura970 at 10:12 AM on Mar. 28, 2011

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