British told how to treat visitors for London 2012 Olympics

Hilarious article on how the british are being told to handle visitors of various foreign cultures.

Daniel gets quoted on some Argentine specific gotchas nobody was aware of.

“Don’t pour wine (for an Argentinean). The whole process has a number of social taboos and unless you understand them you could insult someone. For example, pouring wine backwards into a glass indicates hostility.”

More fun stuff…

He may be smiling. Don’t be fooled. If he’s Japanese that doesn’t mean he’s happy.

Stop snapping your fingers (Belgians).

Don’t wink (Hong Kong again).

Don’t say thank you (Chinese).

Quite a funny read..–british-told-how-to-treat-visitors-including-canadians-to-the-2012-olympics


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