Want to know how to easily piss people off in their own countries? Then check out this helpful guide by Cale, the artist behind the popular webcomic Things In Squares. Whether you're looking to upset the French, the Germans, the Mexicans or the Japanese, his tongue-in-cheek comics will show you the best way to go about it. Don't like the Italians? Then abuse their beloved spaghetti and watch the tears begin to fall. Want to know what really upsets an American? Give them a normal-sized plate of healthy food and find out for yourself. And if you really want to hurt a Canadian then just assume they're American and you've made an enemy for life. Scroll down to see if you can find your own country in there. Did he get it right? Let us know in the comments below, and don't forget to vote for the best!

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Stille20
Community Member
4 years ago

We are good with healthy food, but our portion size is OUT OF CONTROL.

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Kelly
Community Member
4 years ago

Not true: most Italians break spaghetti. Moreover, "mama" is wrong. Correct word is "mamma".

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Sheralyn
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm more curious as to what's on his arm.

Polleekin
Community Member
4 years ago

I think they're chained up so they can be "tortured" with the cultural insensitivity. If they weren't restrained they could escape.

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Mary Kavanagh
Community Member
4 years ago

Mistaking New Zealanders for Australians, or even worse (saving the presence of any English people reading this!), mistaking Irish people for English. Not cool!

Aurélie Franck
Community Member
4 years ago

Yes I know the feeling very well!! I'm Belgian and I'm always asked "where from France are you from?" 😑 So annoying!!

Jasminka
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm Canadian and I can totally relate to this....

Fairsher
Community Member
4 years ago

Na, thinking we live in igloos is far worse.

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

Same works for Europeans...

Emiwolfplayz
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh I see

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Dinetk
Community Member
4 years ago

The shackles? Torture

Hannah Kobayashi
Community Member
3 years ago

This happens to all my Canadian friends when they visit the UK and it also happens to kiwis getting mistaken for oussies 😄

Ruthanne Urquhart
Community Member
3 years ago

You know us better than I do! I was thinking of something like "Canadians: Never say you're sorry." But this is so much more horrible, it's perfect!

Brandi Walker
Community Member
4 years ago

Well it might be a chain, but it looks like the chain is just attached to a piece of string, lmao.

Allana Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

Yeah this really gets their shorts in a twist haha!

Andrew “Vizantiyec” Bykovets
Community Member
4 years ago

Also, can be applied to Ukrainians! I hate when someone calls me Russian!

Fred St-Pierre
Community Member
4 years ago

Nope, doesn't bother us canucks AT ALL. Makes us laugh though, eh?

Roly Hodgkinson
Community Member
4 years ago

Not true, we are conscious that we"re from opposite sides of the border.

Michael Steeves
Community Member
4 years ago

yes, that is so freaking true. thumbs up on that one

KC Cabauatan
Community Member
4 years ago

Hehehe: Both are gonna be pissed by Filipinos who'd call them 'Kano or by Mexicans who calls em both, GRINGO!!!

Gilda Farrell
Community Member
4 years ago

Definitely true though.

Parmeisan
Community Member
4 years ago

No, we're way too used to that one. Maybe saying something about "Canadian" bacon or Canada geese being what we're known for? Or really just mentioning either of those two things at all.

Sobia Malik
Community Member
4 years ago

Why is a Martian included? Is the cartoonist comparing people from other countries to aliens? That's a bit stupidly racist isn't it? And all the more stupid as they're supposed to be people from other countries IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY. Odd.

HauntedForests
Community Member
4 years ago

Why do all of the people from different cultures have chains around their arm?

Erik WP
Community Member
4 years ago

That would piss anybody outside the U.S. off

Rambling Rapscallion
Community Member
4 years ago

I must admit I usually can't tell American and Canadian accents apart. Unless they say abøut or withøut or smth like that :D

KC Cabauatan
Community Member
4 years ago

tell a canadian to say the letter Z, if he pronounced it as Zed, then there you go.

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Mark Kelly
Community Member
4 years ago

Why is his arm shackled?

Emily Johnston
Community Member
4 years ago

Apparently everyone is into BDSM 😀

Natalia Sanchez
Community Member
4 years ago

Same goes for an Uruguayan assumed to be Argentinian.

Ie Va
Community Member
4 years ago

Same to Baltic countries if someone asks, where in Russia you are..

Ryebread the White
Community Member
4 years ago

Very true, but WTF is up with his arm.

Charlotte Brine
Community Member
4 years ago

...he's being tortured they all are.

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Joseph Bonifacio
Community Member
4 years ago

the chain in the arm i think , reflects that their attached to their customs

Charlotte Brine
Community Member
4 years ago

No... They're being tortured.

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Pickles Driver
Community Member
4 years ago

Very true

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Jen
Community Member
4 years ago

This is a rule in my (non-Japanese) home too. Shoes are dirty people!

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Rico
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm french. I need wine. NOW.

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Lovely Life Vines
Community Member
4 years ago

Nice

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Lara B.
Community Member
4 years ago

I am German and all i am capable of are imperfect circles :'D

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sunnyrei82
Community Member
4 years ago

Do you want to know how to REALLY annoy a mexican? Tell us how much you like mexican food followed by "... at Taco Bell".

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Prashant Chaudhary
Community Member
4 years ago

Most of us would not be able to eat with just our left hand.

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Brenda Olano
Community Member
4 years ago

Lol I'm peruvian and I know many of us would react like that xD I'd be willing to try and be polite though.

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