Examples of Good and Bad Manners Around the World

A hearty handshake isn't what it seems in some Eastern cultures where it's seen as a sign of aggression.

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Sit up straight. Say please and thank you. Don't put your elbows on the table. Most of us were drilled from an early age in proper manners and etiquette. But once you leave your home country, things get a bit complicated. Here are some examples of how other cultures do things differently.