8 Weird Cultural Differences Between ...

8 Weird Cultural Differences Between America And Other Countries

There are 4 comments on the Switched story from Sep 14, 2013, titled 8 Weird Cultural Differences Between America And Other Countries. In it, Switched reports that:

Lose your tooth in Greece? Better toss it on the roof. Here are some cultural discrepancies that might strike you as bizarre while you're abroad.

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Pops

Fort Thomas, KY

#1 Sep 14, 2013
Interesting. So what do the Brits think when one raises a middle finger ? Just wondering since it is certain that they know what it means here & other places.

“Towards Spring”

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#3 Sep 14, 2013
Pops wrote:
Interesting. So what do the Brits think when one raises a middle finger ? Just wondering since it is certain that they know what it means here & other places.
Means the very same> 'up yours'
Yes there are many such differences..

I'm from Ireland [next to GB]

where it would be common to hear

>

'Come up to my place tonight
& we'll have some crack'! lol

but it's spelled CRAIC &
it means, having a  laugh!
Pops

Fort Thomas, KY

#4 Sep 14, 2013
More accurately, the middle finger means F-you. And my history lessons have told me that the reverse 'peace sign' meant Victory. Has that changed or does it depend where one is?
Almudena

Oceanside, CA

#5 Nov 21, 2013

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