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Infographic: Gestures In Different Countries


I’m adding this infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures. Can readers let me know if the information in it is accurate? Clicking on “info” will get you a clearer image.

Gesture Project

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.


  1. Hi Larry,

    I can tell you that thumb pressing for good luck in Germany is definitely true. Interesting infographic. Thanks for sharing!

  2. There’s a budding discussion of the accuracy of at least one of the gestures on the infographic site:

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