Me Talk Pretty One Day - Picka Pocketoni Summary & Analysis

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Picka Pocketoni Summary and Analysis

This essay appropriately follows I Pledge Allegiance to the Bag as it too discusses the selfish and rude American stereotype.

Sedaris recalls a July day on a Paris Metro. It is a time of year when many Americans are traveling via the Metro on vacation. On this particular day Sedaris is in a car with four Texans who live up to the loud-mouth American stereotype, "the trumpeting elephants of the human race."

The Texans loudly compare Paris with Houston without giving the least bit of consideration to their fellow passengers. Based on the presence of a Sonic Burger, access to air conditioning, ice cubes, and free parking in Houston, it is evident to Sedaris that Paris might lose this round. In addition to their notable loudness, the Texans also clearly ignore signs indicating that they should fold their seats...

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