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Movie Quotes – Day 320

A.J.: Have you ever heard of Evel Knievel?
Lev Andropov: No, I never saw Star Wars.

— Armageddon

If you’re going to try to work with a culture, you have to know that culture.  Speaking slowly and loudly doesn’t work in a language conflict, and trying to connect your culture with others can be just as unsuccessful.  You have to know where the parallels are, where they aren’t, and work accordingly.

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  1. And don’t do something stupid out of ignorance… e.g. show the sole of your shoe to a Turk, or pat a Thai child on the head… sigh

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