What all Brits Abroad Should Know about Hanshaking

It is a double paradox that a people whose perception of politeness requires them to make total strangers believe they are their instant bosom friends should become so coldly distant when it comes to shaking hands, while their French neighbours, so formally polite when greeting those they’ve never met before, should attach such vital importance to warmly seizing the hands of others at least twenty times per day.

English: End of game handshake

English: End of game handshake (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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