I recall, many years back, sitting on the upper outdoor level of a double decker bus in London. All the American tourists were oooing and ahhhhing while exclaiming things such as, “Look at how tall that is!” Or, “I love how old everything is.” And loudly, albeit under his breath, the British chap next to me grunted, “Must American’s always state the obvious?” I think the answer is yes

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Stating the Obvious