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Baffling Japanese Politeness – Queuing #807548
02/22/13 09:50 PM
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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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LOL. I've often wondered how they can endure or allow all that train shoving when culturally politeness is imperative.


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Re: Baffling Japanese Politeness – Queuing [Re: Lori-Dreams] #809066
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That's the "baffling" part. smile


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