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This specific form of U.S. centrism
You're reading exampleforum.com, you click on This Forum's Obligatory "Where Are You From" Thread, you scour through posts, you see this:
- Lincolnshire, England
- Louisville, KY
- Beersheba, Israel
- Santa Fe, New Mexico
- Manila, Philippines
- Lyon, Rhône-alpes, France
- Manchester, New Hampshire
No points for guessing which thread triggered this (although our thread was "better" about it in that other nationalities did it too). Still, I've seen this quite consistently.
I happen to know where Bavaria is. Still, one being more well-known than the other doesn't mean everybody knows about it.
And just putting "Columbus, USA" is ambiguous.
I mean c'mon.
Someone I know on Facebook mentioned something about "girls from the deep south" the other day, so I asked her if there were seriously girls living in caves under antarctica. Just made sense, really.
Delaware, the Saarland of the USA.
(Rhode Island is smaller, though)
If it helps, imagine that you're playing a more adult, social version of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
Yeah, I'm not doing well today.
But does anyone besides me watch Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego on the Hub? That shit is awesome!
But then my ex-wife was Nova-Scotian.
Heeey, this was one of my first threads.