A few years ago, I moved to China to write a Western etiquette book for Chinese. It featured advice on such topics as the non-negotiable issue of personal hygiene, the rules of a handshake, making sense of foreigners, and what Westerns consider bad behavior.Truth be told, nothing about what constitutes bad behavior in the West is entirely clear, except that there seems to be a trend toward forgiving it. What were once the hallmarks of acceptable behavior have shifted in a number of ways: with ou
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Pamela Druckerman, une journaliste américaine mariée à un Britannique et résidant en France, a raconté dans un article pour le New York Times avoir passé la majeure partie de sa vie d'adulte à décoder les règles de conversation des trois pays. Elle explique avoir eu une révélation...
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