Mar 27, 2014
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Corrupt

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chinese tea

. ‘corrupt’: it indicates that someone is corrupt without actually spelling it out and saying it. The gesture evokes a coin of money. Sometimes, when you ask a Filipino if this or that politician is doing a good job, the only reply you get is this sign, accompanied with a disapproving facial expression. Most people in the West would probably understand this sign to mean ‘ok’ or ‘excellent’ (though without the face of course 🙂

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Behaviour · Body Language · Conversations · Philippines
Asian Customs
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