Beginners Guide to De-centering the USA in Your Writing:
• Prefer metric and SI units.
• Specify all units, including currency (“$5.00 USD” instead of just “$5.00”).
• Use “USA” as a descriptor instead of “American” when you actually mean “from the USA” and not “from North America or South America”.
• Don’t assume your experiences are universal.

@Sapphicgiraffic also my pet peeve, when people talk about where they're from, most people will say the country, but Americans will say the state

nothing wrong with it on its own, but the trends imply a "our geography is more prestigious" attitude, like if i said which voivodship i'm from, you probably don't even know what the fuck a voivodship is


@kiilas It took me several seconds to understand that "voivodship" was not a mistype. Then it dawned on me it was voevodstvo. :)

... Poland? :)

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