Sunday, December 14, 2008

Closing Cultural Chasms: The Story of Rupert Murdoch's Media

From the always-brilliant CNN:

In Arab culture, throwing shoes at someone... is considered an insult.

Startlingly different from American culture, in which throwing shoes at someone is shorthand for "I would very much like to buy you a drink."


P said...

That's brilliant. Both your comment and the whole shoe throwing thing.

Emma said...

A shoe! I marvel at this man, I honestly do.