30 Gestures That Don't Mean What You Think in Other Countries

Gestures are an important form of human communication. Even though words might do the trick, we still resort to our hands to transfer information to one another. However, when gestures arise in drastically different cultures, their meanings can be hard for outsiders to figure out. Even though the gesture might be the same, the intention behind it can be radically changed. 

Sometimes these cross-cultural mix ups can be harmless or funny, but other times, you might accidentally offend or provoke someone without even knowing a thing. Today, we're taking a look at 30 gestures that Americans use that mean wildly different things in other countries. 

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