|by Thomas Berger||Art + Culture||1328|
Five ways to say no around the globe—without uttering a word.
See the slide show.
Bulgaria • Greece • Malta
Slowly move your head up and back (like half of a nod).
Afghanistan • Iran
Move your head up and back (as above) and click your tongue once.
Brazil • Ecuador • Italy • Mexico
Extend your index finger and move it side to side.
Lebanon • Turkey
Raise your eyebrows one to three times* while clicking your tongue. * Challenging for the Botoxed
Hold your hand in front of you, palm facing out, and wave it from side to side.