Question: Why do Vietnamese smile?

For the Vietnamese, the smile is a proper response in most situations when verbal expression is not needed or not appropriate. With a smile, the Vietnamese can show happiness, contentment, agreement, acceptance, desire, and tolerance.

Do Vietnamese smile?

Vietnamese often smile when they are embarrassed or uncomfortable. Smiling a lot but avoiding direct eyes contact, is sometimes viewed as a sign of aggression. Vietnamese often laugh in situations that other cultures may find inappropriate.

What is offensive Vietnam?

The Tet Offensive was a coordinated series of North Vietnamese attacks on more than 100 cities and outposts in South Vietnam. The offensive was an attempt to foment rebellion among the South Vietnamese population and encourage the United States to scale back its involvement in the Vietnam War.

What culture is it rude to make eye contact?

In fact, in Japanese culture, people are taught not to maintain eye contact with others because too much eye contact is often considered disrespectful. For example, Japanese children are taught to look at others necks because this way, the others eyes still fall into their peripheral vision [28].

What does HIC mean in Vietnamese?

Dear Vietnamese, hic does not mean u are crying. It means u drank too much and have the hiccups. Please use sob in your short messages.

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