Talk to the Hand: Your Gestures Can Be Offensive Other Places in the World

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They say a gesture is worth a thousand words.  So, if you’re traveling abroad, watch your hands and keep your gestures in your pockets, alright?  They might get you into trouble. For instance, imagine a business meeting overseas.  “Hey!  I like your plan,” you say at the end of the presentation with the A-OK sign.  Unfortunately, in Brazil, France, Australia, and Germany, that gesture means “you’re a zero.”  So, good luck closing the deal after that.