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Are Americans Really More Rude Than Canadians?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Dec 4, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 15:03

Guest: Bryor Snefjella, Linguistics and Languages, McMaster University, Ontario If aliens tapped into Twitter to learn about humans, what might they conclude? If they did the kind of analysis some researchers at McMaster University in Canada did, the aliens would probably end up with a very stereotypical view of different countries: Canadians are nice and polite, for example. Americans are brash and rude.