17 Things Americans Do That Are Considered Rude Elsewhere

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3. Philippines

Filipinos are an extremely sensitive bunch. Confrontation in any form is avoided. While in the US and the UK a strong handshake is somehow considered an admirable character trait, in the Philippines it is considered to be extremely aggressive behavior. A handshake here will be much weaker and done with a limp hand.

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