07/04/2013 08:32 am ET

What Patriotic Women Look Like, According To Stock Photos


Ah, the 4th of July. A full day devoted to expressing our love for our country by getting together with friends and family, stuffing our faces with American BBQ, watching some fireworks ... and rolling around naked wrapped only in the U.S. flag? According to stock photos, the last item on that list is practically an American institution.

Here at Huff Post Women we're dedicated to documenting the ways in which stock photos fail to grasp how human women behave in the real world. From deep confusion about how to use grills to complete bafflement at the intended function of umbrellas we thought we'd seen it all. But little did we know how amusingly stock photos portray women celebrating Independence Day.

So, without further ado, here is what patriotic women look like, according to stock photos: