Around the World in 12 Stereotypes

USA Truck 560x276Despite the negative connotation, stereotypes aren’t necessarily a bad thing, and they’re usually based on facts. Take for example the image above, it’s pretty easy to identify the roots of every aspect of American culture in the graphic, but obviously it would be impossible to find this exact scene occurring in real life. Often times stereotypes are historical and outdated, but there is nearly always truth to them

The collection of fabulous illustrations below were created by Andrey Gordeev from New York, apparently to use in a calendar for a global truck trading company. We’re pretty sure he didn’t intend for these images to offend, but they could have that effect on some people. Still, most folks would have no trouble identifying the cultures and countries depicted in these images. Give it a try :

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.

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