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Maybe Suga and Biden will do the same thing...like cool Buddys

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I prefer the elbow bump to the high 5 which as a teacher of small children I am mandated to do every 45 seconds despite not being American.

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forearms.......

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Silly theater. Just shake hands like normal people.

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GoochToday  05:20 pm JST

Silly theater. Just shake hands like normal people.

Looks like you got "normal" and "stupid" mixed up.

"Stop handshaking – use other noncontact methods of greeting"

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/workplace-school-and-home-guidance.pdf

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As they are in Japan, why not follow Japanese custom and bow?

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As they are in Japan, why not follow Japanese custom and bow?

Western culture interpret bowing to someone as subjugating themselves to the person they are bowing to. Bowing is seen as humiliation. The occasions where US officials have bowed to foreign officials, trying to follow the local culture, have been met with very harsh criticism in the US.

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OssanAmericaMar. 17  05:27 pm JST

GoochToday  05:20 pm JST

Silly theater. Just shake hands like normal people.

Looks like you got "normal" and "stupid" mixed up.

"Stop handshaking – use other noncontact methods of greeting"

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/workplace-school-and-home-guidance.pdf

You've really succumbed to this "new normal" stuff, haven't you?

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