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Caution: Hand Gestures May be Offensive

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Reposted from Laura Raegan’s blog.

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Germany is the Most Favorite Country in the World to Live in

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Why is this?  Read “What Makes Germany Special to Me” at  http://germangirlinamerica.com/biography/makes-germany-special/.  I can see everything the author states.  Although I would pick different things from my native-born perspective, I can see how she likes the German-ess she presents.  Find out yourself and form your own opinion by traveling to my birth country!

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What’s New at Japanese Mc Donalds?

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Check out “McDonald’s Japan to serve chocolate-covered fries” at http://money.cnn.com/2016/01/19/news/companies/mcdonalds-mcchoco-potato/index.html

McDonalds menus around the world are great resources for culture studies.  When I went home to Germany over Christmas, I was surprised about the McDonalds Cafés there.  There are fancy and offer beautiful specialty tortes and such.  Read more here:

http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/coffee-wars-mcdonald-s-mccafe-takes-aim-at-starbucks-in-europe-a-651208.html

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