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There is probably a lazy stereotype among Europeans that Americans treat 'Europe' as if it's a country.

The joke usually goes something like, (donning a terrible US accent):

Are you from EUROPE?

In reality, the informed American probably knows as much about the diverse group of countries, languages and cultures that make up our continent as the average European.

However, people have been posting on reddit to reaffirm our stereotypes of American tourists as ignorantly-fascinated with what they'd call homogenous 'European' culture.

Reddit users were asked...

Americans who visited Europe, what was your biggest WTF moment?

...and they delivered:

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