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To: shove_it

If you visit Africa, do not shake their hands. Just bow or something.


2 posted on 05/28/2014 5:29:27 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

... I guess that depends on where you go and who you meet. In BF and Ghana (neighbor to the south), I shook hands with people- but I was meeting Christians.

BF is now a Muslim-dominated country, btw. For Muslims, the mores are different.

One other related cultural note - true in both countries: Do not give or receive anything with the left hand. Very offensive.


5 posted on 05/28/2014 5:37:54 PM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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