A Japanese tourism board has called on foreign tourists to refrain from public "belching or flatulence" in an etiquette guide which was hastily rewritten, reportedly after complaints from a Chinese resident.
A German etiquette and social behaviour society has called for kissing to be banned in the workplace. While two kisses on the cheek are common in France, the Knigge Society says many Germans find it uncomfortable.
There are things that people do at the office can drive your co-workers nuts, and possibly even push your co-workers away from you. Still there are some simple things that if keep them in mind you can endear yourself to them.
"...you proceed with your index and middle fingers digging into the paste while your thumb works the morsel into an adhesive ball... Your fourth finger is left more or less idle while the fifth little finger is retracted into a crook."
The still image fails to capture his motion at this point. Because the stew is slimy okra, he winds his bunched fingers in a quick circular motion to cut off any part of the slimy stew that draws out as he withdraws his fingers from his mouth. He executes the procedure neatly and almost flawlessly. An inexperienced diner would make a mess of a plate of okra eaten with the fingers.