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How People Shake Hands Around the World

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Written by Jessie Liu

Handshakes are how we greet each other around the world. Even if you're meeting someone who doesn't speak the same language as you, offering a simple handshake offers a show of peace and respect. However, handshakes differ around the world.

Take a look at the infographic below to see how handshakes differ across 19 different countries around the world, the similarities and differences may surprise you:

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Source: [BusinessInsider]

Original Source: [Expedia.ca]

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