Object that represents American Culture...

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  1. w_parietti22 macrumors 68020

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    My teacher said that we need to bring in an object that represents American culture tomorrow and then we a going to do a project on it, but I can't think of a good one. He was looking for an example and then he picked up his iPod and said that something like an iPod would be a good idea but now we cant use it because he used an iPod for his example. :(

    So any ideas?

    edit: Thanks for the ideas! I ended up bringing a bottle of coke.
     
  2. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    a camera.
    a flag.
    a bald eagle.
    a dollar bill.
    a gun.
    a computer.
    a shopping bag.
    a car.

    etc.
     
  3. eva01 macrumors 601

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    Go hunt down that bald eagle for him :p

    HHAHA and a gun yes bring that in please.
     
  4. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    The first thing that springs to mind for me is a Coca Cola bottle. Pop culture and big business all rolled into one – plus it'll be easy to get your hands on one and won't be a hassle to take into school. :)

    It's an American icon that's known the world over. Should do the trick!
     
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    A bag of potato chips, a Coke, a Recliner, and a TV.

    Can't get any more American than that! :D :p


    Really though, I would bring a computer. Considering almost everyone has either a Windows or an Apple which are both made in America.
     
  7. w_parietti22 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    and I think a car will fit in the school door. ;) :p

    I like the coke a cola bottle might work. Thanks.

    More ideas are welcome.
     
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    I recommend a fat person or an image of a fat person.
     
  9. dana.lee macrumors newbie

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    a one HUNDRED dollar bill.
    it's all about the benjamins, baby...
     
  10. Queso macrumors G4

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    An Andy Warhol pic of Marilyn Monroe. Can't get more American Culture than that :)
     
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    A doughnut. Sure, I'm not even American, but I always think America when I see them.

    Oo, then in your project you can report on different types of glaze!
     
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    Or a cheeseburger. Every time I travel, I get this need to eat a good cheeseburger that is only satisfied upon return to the states.
     
  14. Lau Guest

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    The first thing that came to mind was one of one of those massive plastic cups filled with Coke - are the really huge ones sold anywhere other than the US? I don't know - I don't think I've seen one above 44 oz here in the UK. A quick google reveals there's one called the Super Mega Big Gulp, at a rather hefty 64 ounces. :eek:

    But I think Jaffa Cake's right about the Coke bottle, it's more iconic, and the giant-cup-o-doom (isn't that a better name?!) is a bit derogatory towards America and its culture.
     
  15. jsw Moderator emeritus

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    Drinking a diet soda and eating reduced-fat food, of course.

    For me, it's iced coffee. Sure, the rest of the world looks down on it with disdain, but me loves it. :)
     
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    Ah it's not so crazy. We've had iced tea here for, well I'm not sure actually, a long time. *screws up face*
     
  18. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    images and icons of said items would suffice no? ;) :p
     
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    One of those huge hardees burgers that have like two days percent daily values ...

    baseball stuff ... or football stuff

    white picket fence

    money

    SUV
     
  21. puckhead193 macrumors G3

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    it needs to be diet coke;)
     
  22. w_parietti22 thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Oh... that would be a hard one.. theres only 3 two blocks from my school.
     

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