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#807548 - 02/22/13 01:50 PM Baffling Japanese Politeness – Queuing
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You've read about the eerily unnatural silence you'd experience inside a Japanese movie theatre (if not, go check out Baffling Japanese Politeness – At The Movies). Now, read about the Japanese queuing custom, which will make you wonder if they actually are an inherently polite race or not…

Baffling Japanese Politeness – Queuing
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#808111 - 02/26/13 12:42 PM Re: Baffling Japanese Politeness – Queuing [Re: Tas - Japanese Culture]
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LOL. I've often wondered how they can endure or allow all that train shoving when culturally politeness is imperative.
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#809066 - 03/01/13 11:20 AM Re: Baffling Japanese Politeness – Queuing [Re: Lori-Dreams]
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That's the "baffling" part. smile
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