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ESKIMO GESTURE

THE ESKIMO DOES NOT INDULGE IN THE ACT OF KISSING
AS AN ACT OF LOVE-MAKING. KISSING SIGNIFIES
ONLY A FRIENDSHIP. THEY EXPRESS THEMSELVES
INSTEAD OF KISSING, BY RUBBING THEIR ELBOWS ON
EACH OTHER'S.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Body parts involved
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.14
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Love Affection

Date learned: 03-21-1968

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INSTEAD OF SHAKING HANDS WITH ME, INFORMANT ALWAYS
GREETS ME BY PUTTING HIS HAND ON MY NECK AND
SAYING, "HI YA, BUDDY!"

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ALLEN PARK

Subject headings: 602 Body Parts
SPEECH -- Formula
SPEECH -- Body parts involved
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Greetings Salutations

Date learned: 12-00-1970

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HAWAIIAN GESTURE

IN HAWAII THEIR TRADITIONAL GREETING IS "ALOHA" TO NEW ARRIVALS.
THIS CONSISTS OF PUTTING A LEI OF FLOWERS AROUND THEIR NECK
AND GIVING THEM A KISS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GRAND RAPIDS

Keyword(s): GARLAND OF FLOWERS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Greetings Salutations

Date learned: 04-05-1971

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BLACK POWER SIGN--A FIST WITH THE ARM BENT UPWARD.
SYMBOLIZING POWER.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: 602 Body Parts
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Greetings Salutations
SPEECH -- Salutes
SPEECH -- Congratulations Appreciation
SPEECH -- Wishes Wants Desires Predictions Victory Peace

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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WHENEVER MY MOTHER WANTED US TO COME TO HER AND SHE
DIDN'T WANT TO YELL, SHE USED THE AIRMAN'S SIGNAL
OF ROTATING HER ARMS TOWARD HERSELF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of quantity or weight
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Instructions Directions

Date learned: 03-27-1970

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DIDN'T HEAR

IN ORDER TO INDICATE THAT YOU DIDN'T HEAR SOMETHING
YOU CUP YOUR HAND OVER YOUR EAR.

Submitter comment: LEARNED IN COLOMBIA, FROM LIVING THERE.

Where learned: SOUTH AMERICA ; BOGOTA ; COLOMBIA

Keyword(s): DEAFNESS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Instructions Directions

Date learned: 06-12-1967

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WHEN PLAYING ANY DRINKING GAME, IT IS NOT ALLOWABLE TO
POINT AT A PERSON WHO HAS MADE A MISTAKE WITH ONE'S
FINGER. YOU MUST POINT ONLY WITH YOUR ELBOWS.
A PERSON CAUGHT POINTING WITH HIS FINGER MUST TAKE A
DRINK AS PUNISHMENT.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; SAN DIEGO ; MARINE BASE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Bodily Activity Song: Game, Pastime, Sport
Food Drink -- Drink
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.2
SPEECH -- Drinking

Date learned: 09-00-1970

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