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Let the battle of the breakfasts begin!

After Redditor thesaint2000 asked the online community, "For people who travel to different nations which nation does breakfast the best?" people were quick to duke it out.

I'm not much of a (U.S.) breakfast person myself but I admit I am just as in love with the full English breakfast as I am a lovely Greek one. Whether it's sausages or black pudding or even fruit or yogurt, just give it to me!

Those of you with a hankering for good breakfast food better get your plane tickets ready.


"Delicious."

Costa Rica. Black beans, rice, scrambled eggs, potatoes, fried plantains, pineapple and other fruits. Delicious.

bakerk6

"There's a kind of crepes..."

Thailand. There's a kind of crepes made on the street, fried with coconut oil, with various toppings, savoury like egg or sweet like mango, and you can combine them. My favourite is a crepe with mango sprinkled with cinnamon. Tasty, cheap, filling.

twenty_seven_owls

"Seriously..."

Sri Lanka! String hoppers, pol sambol, some coconut curry gravy, maybe an egg hopper or two... BOOM. Seriously Sri Lankan breakfasts make that crazy island worth a visit on their own.

CanyWagons

"I love any excuse..."

I'm not a breakfast person but I was very well fed in Israel and Jordan. I love any excuse for hummus and pita and shakshuka. Oh and Turkey has great food too so maybe Mediterranean/Levant area breakfasts win for me.

xcmkr

"I'm a Swede who has traveled quite a lot..."

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I'm a Swede who has traveled quite a lot both for business and pleasure. I've been all over the globe many times.

The US does breakfast best, by far. BY FAR.

Best full English i ever had? In the US. Best eggs Benedict? In the US. Best avocado toast? In the US. Best huevos rancheros? Best salmon bagel? Best muesli? Best egg and bacon sandwich? You guessed it... the US.

You're not half bad at food in general. Not the best by far but not bad. But breakfast? No other country comes even close. I've been all over the states, and let me say there is only one place i really dislike... Las Vegas. But Vegas has one redeeming quality. The Cosmopolitan breakfast buffét.

Aenator

"Start your day off..."

America: Fried Chicken and Waffles for breakfast. Start your day off with a nap immediately after breakfast.

Herogamer555

"I explain to myself..."

Vietnam. Nothing beats breakfast pho or com tam for me (later is a bit lighter imo)

Surely it's partly down to what you grow up with. A classmate once was disgusted by me because she thought I brought kebab to school. I didn't, but I also didn't get what was her problem. While a sweet light breakfast is fine, my mouth really is watering over savory stuff. So naturally I love love love english breakfast (except for the sausage. sorry, as someone growing up in Germany, i just cant)

I explain to myself this way that my taste buds and preferences are designed by my upbringing, but it might have been as well the genetics that determine who we am and what we like to eat.

Honorable mention to Turkish breakfast at a hostel in Izmir hostel for the first time. Light and fresh (vegetarian). Since then, I occasionally go to Turkish restaurants just to try different breakfasts. Yum!

ricepotatoe

"We have a place in town..."

I am a fan of the Mexican breakfast. We have a place in town that serves an incredible meal. This local place serves what it calls the enchilada casserole. Three layers of tortillas topped with barbacoa and cheese on each of the layers. Topped with two eggs and huevo ranchero sauce and cream. Side of beans and rice.

AdAstra_Beer

"It was such a variety..."

Greece! Real yogurt with honey, fruit, wonderful pastries and breads. It was such a variety, I never felt like I missed any food groups.

rubyandgray

"I stayed at a really nice little hotel..."

Czech Republic. I stayed at a really nice little hotel right at the foot of Prague Castle. Every morning they would serve the most amazing breakfast with quite possibly the best soup I have ever had. It was a mushroom soup with fresh dill and a perfectly poached egg. I've been chasing the perfect kulajda recipe ever since.

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Stupid is as stupid does. And it’s pretty obvious when some poor, misinformed, potentially ignorant soul needs to be put in their place. Luckily, there are a lot of witty ways to do just that. We love a good euphemism.

Wanna know the best way to call out stupidity when you see it? Stay tuned.

U/lientubay asked: What's the best euphemism for telling people that they're stupid?

​Get a load of these sick burns. I swear, the people of Reddit are harsh.

Call outs are a universal language.

In Russian we have "intelligent thoughts have always followed him, but he was faster".

Humphr1es

We have something similar in German: "Intelligence is chasing you, but you are faster."

Tatsukishi

Be your own Easter Bunny.​

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You could hide your own Easter eggs.

Bdiz78

The great Harvey Korman had some Alzheimer's @ 2005, and he still went on a talk show. They asked him how he was doing and he said he was OK. "Now I can hide my own Easter eggs." RIP.

Gas-Blaster

That’s cold.​

“At this point, you can only impress me."

Roman_Suicide_Note

This reminds me of something I saw in a show recently. One character said "Would you think less of me if ____." The other character said "I could never think less of you."

Catty_wampus

​I lol’d.

I think I saw this one here previously "You aren't the biggest idiot in the world but you better hope they don't die".

Soalindie

Once told this to my brother, his immediate response was "hey, please don't die".

Srakrn

It takes a very intelligent person to properly call out a dumb person. Weird how that works, huh?​

When the bears are smarter than the tourists.​

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Now I know what Douglas Adams was talking about.

"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."

BerenTheBold

As the park rangers in Yellowstone say- making a bear-proof trash can is very difficult due to the considerable overlap between the smartest bears and the dumbest tourists.

Lahmmom

​That’s a gross mental image.

In Greece we say "when it was raining brains, you had an umbrella".

GSavvage

In German we ask God for help. "God, let there be raining brains" this sounds so weird but idk how to express it better lol.

Edit: In German it's "Gott, lass Hirn regnen".

Foxpawdot

It’s probably a bad sign when your lawyer calls you dumb.

Lawyer to client who shared detailed attorney-client privileged strategy memorandum with a whole bunch of people, including an adverse party:

Client: "Is there anything you can do to fix this?"

Attorney: "No, you've pretty much waived the privilege and now they know everything."

Client: "Is there anyway to put a positive spin on this?"

Attorney: "Well, I suppose the judge might buy that this proves that you lack the mental capacity to form specific intent."

Malibulobo

These next ones are just plain cold, but probably very much deserved.​

Meanness from a Canadian is probably well-earned.

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On a Canadian jobsite

Ahh Terry, having you around is like losing three good men.

StrykerSeven

Oof, that’s harsh.

He's so far behind he thinks he's first.

Perstn

I had a keychain as a kid that said, "She who laughs last thinks slowest.”

KatieSedai

Those are some gross socks.

Once heard someone say "Well he's about as sharp as a sock full of soup".

Angrypunishment

"Sharp as a marshmallow" was one that went around my friend circle.

Rubywolf27

In the words of the great prophets Smash Mouth, “I ain’t the sharpest tool in the shed”. That self-burn is perhaps one of the most classic euphemisms. And I just almost misspelled “euphemism”. So I can definitely relate to that lyric.

A good way to exercise your brain? Keep thinking of creative ways to insult people. Trust me, it works like a charm

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