10 Weird Habits From Asia

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#8 Lack of Social Greetings

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7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits by Nellie Huang www.bootsnall.com

In Western countries people hug, kiss, pat each other on the back, and often come up with phrases like “howzit pal” or “hello my China.” But in most of Asia, a nod is usually enough to express all these ideas of caring and friendship. What this really means is that when Asians appear to ignore you, it’s just a cultural thing; it doesn’t mean they don’t like you or don’t care about you. Usually a simple wave or nod is more than enough to express interest and caring.

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