Fun With Ethnocentrism

My brain must already be fried from grading because I find this both hilarious and a good example of ethnocentrism:

“A woman in the US has made headlines after complaining about cricket messages sent to her Twitter account, which is named @theashes.

The woman says she knows nothing about cricket but has received scores of tweets about the Ashes contest between Australia and England.

She finally complained by tweeting that she was “not a freaking cricket match”.

The number of her followers has risen from 300 to 6,100 and an airline has offered her a free flight to Australia.

The woman, who Australian media say is Ashley Kerekes, from Massachusetts, tweeted that “this is not the account of the cricket match. Check profiles before you send mentions, it’s incredibly annoying and rude”.

Yeah, geez, all these non-Americans and their favorite non-American sports on Twitter are annoying!

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