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Greece: Be careful with your gestures

Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 31, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

Greeks' "no"—a tipping back of the head, sometimes with the eyes closed and eyebrows raised—looks like our "yes." And Greeks often wave goodbye with the palm facing them, which looks like "come here" to English speakers, while our palm-outward wave may be interpreted as "come here" by them.

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