Stereotypes are not true, we all know that, but what can we do when we observe something that further reaffirms a stereotype about a specific city or country? That’s right, we laugh it off! This is how the viral “Meanwhile, in …” series of photos that took the internet by storm first started, where people take pictures that characterize, or even support certain stereotypes about a specific country or place in a very humorous way. Rude to some, hilarious to others, we present to you our selection of 22 best “Meanwhile, in…” photos.
1. An authentic Texan safety helmet
2. Just your ordinary Russian toilet
3. Meanwhile, in Florida… Not everything tastes like chicken
4. In Alaska, even the moose abide by the driving rules, how about that?
5. Meanwhile, in China… I wonder why they clarified that last part, were there any precedents?
6. It was “bring your pet to school” day that day in Bosnia
7. Is this a very warm winter day or a very cold summer day in Canada?
8. Personal space in Finland is taken very seriously, some of these people waiting for the train could very well be close friends…