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Non-verbal communication

From:Sarah Marie Parker-Allen <lloannna@...>
Date:Friday, February 28, 2003, 8:31
Have any of you come up with non-verbal cues for your conlangs and
concultures?  Body language, eye contact, physical spacing, use of hand
gestures, etc?  I notice that it unnerves people from some cultures to look
them in the eye while speaking... whereas here in the US it seems to be a
requirement in order to come across as being honest.  Similarly, different
cultures have VERY different attitudes about personal space... there are
some people from other countries who stand extremely close to me when trying
to engage in a conversation.  It's unnerving.

Sarah Marie Parker-Allen

"I will not turn into a snake. It never helps." -- Rules for the Evil

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