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- Ambiguous Nonverbal Communication
Anthony Burchell Article byWendy Wong 2. 3. 4. 5. The Thumbs Up In most ofLatin AmericaandWest Africa , as well asGreece ,Russia ,Sardiniaand the south ofItaly , the thumbs-up basically means the same as the middle finger:Si t on it and swivel . 6. The OK inBrazil ,Germanyand a fewMediterranean countries : the circular shape of the gesture gives it the meaning of an us . 7. The V or Peace Sign If your palm is facing outward this sign is considered an insult to Great Britain and other english speaking countries. 8. The Horns the symbol basically means c u ckold (or rather,Yo ur wife is cheating on you), and its origins are Mediterranean. The horn is still popular inSpain, Portugal, Greece, Colombia, Brazil, Albania, Slovakiaand theCzech Republic , and seems to be used most often to disagree with football referees 9. Video Example of Ambiguous Non Verbal 10. Question Have you ever found yourself in a disagreement based on a misinterpreted hand signal?