IMO, it's not just Americans, it's pretty much "everybody", all over the place, on this spinning ball of mud. I would speak for "western" countries at least, anyway.
Proof - fresh stuff:
(though "some" - read: few - saw it coming for at least the last decade)
My name is pronounced like "see real". I code stuff for a living and for pleasure. I care quite a bit about language.
I think America should consider doing the same, and... ASAP!