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    How could anyone ruin a handshake? This experience rarely happens in Hawai’i, but frequent when meeting others of diverse backgrounds. In The International Bank of Bob, the author, Bob Harris, quotes that, “I’m still awkward about where to put my own hand in response, so I make a joke out of it, and Hamid and I share a fun moment of goofing around (6).” There are many ways of meeting new people, such as a handshake and a hug and kiss, but no one is expected to know which gesture to use when meeting someone new, which may lead to an awkward encounter for the two people meeting in their own culture or those in business together. Meeting new students in the classroom or the dorms were all the same. It was a simple routine; someone has a question,…

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    Linguistic Observation

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    The greeting that best identifies the scenario is near-boundary occurrence because the greeting mainly occurred at the beginning of the social interaction. The greeting was a combination of formal and informal because the women in her early thirties politely said, “Buenos Dias (Good Morning)” followed by a handshake. Due to the handshake I infer that there is a formal boundary between the family and the women. On the contrary the male in his early thirties greeted the older couple also by saying…

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    The Polish culture is a unique blend of Latin and Byzantine cultures and was further engendered by the numerous European occupations, throughout its history. Polish people are friendly and like to show affection while interact with others. “The word "czesc" is Polish for "hi", however, even an English "hello" is guaranteed to start an avalanche of greetings with faces beaming, all around. The first few minutes of any meeting are spent in greeting each other and shaking hands. Familiarity is…

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    How could anyone ruin a handshake? This experience rarely happens in Hawai’i, but frequent when meeting others of diverse backgrounds. In The International Bank of Bob, the author, Bob Harris, quotes that, “I’m still awkward about where to put my own hand in response, so I make a joke out of it, and Hamid and I share a fun moment of goofing around (6).” There are many ways of meeting new people, such as a handshake and a hug and kiss, but no one is expected to know which gesture to use when…

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    How could anyone ruin a handshake? This experience rarely happens in Hawai’i, but frequent when meeting others of different backgrounds. In The International Bank of Bob, the author, Bob Harris, quotes that, “I’m still awkward about where to put my own hand in response, so I make a joke out of it, and Hamid and I share a fun moment of goofing around (6).” There are many ways of meeting new people, such as a hand shake and a hug and kiss, but no one is expected to know which gesture to use when…

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    Examples Of Cultural Norms

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    or normal behavior, and each civilization is different. There are many allowed behaviors as well as restrictions in how one should conduct themselves in specific instances and situations. According to, Moveoneinc.com, various greeting customs around the world include…

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    long ponytail staring up at her. Rolling her eyes, she sighed and stuck her head out the window. “You lost?” she asked in a monotone voice. He smirked. He had been observing her ever since she got out of her old beat up jeep. His supervisor had been precise in describing her looks and attitude. “Quite the contrary, this is my assignment for the year. Bus 57, Row 9, Right Side, Window. Care to let me in?” he said with a slow southern drawl. Rolling her eyes again, she pulled her head…

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    sign of a thumbs up or more like a compressed thumb and if he was slayed they would give a sign of thumbs down like they were stabbing him with a sword. This type of hand gesture has evolved over the years and we now use it in America as positive and negative signs when something is good or bad. Body gestures and hand gestures have been used all over the world to communicate with out using words instead of shouting across a sports field during a game or a room so no one knows what you and the…

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    The first thing I do when I meet a new person is shake their hand. There’s nothing special about that. However, when I meet a surgeon or a physician and shake their hand, I feel something different. The hands that I just touched have cured countless diseases. Those hands have saved countless lives. Those hands have changed the future of families. I want to have those hands. These are the same hands that I have used every single day of my life. They have done everything from hitting a serve on…

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