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Why you should mind your table manners around the world

Knowing the dining do’s and don’ts of the countries you travel to can prevent embarrassing faux pas.

Did you know that in Japan, it is considered polite to slurp on your noodles? Where in the world is it a no-no to eyeball someone else’s dinner? And in some countries you should always arrive early when invited to someone’s home, while in others, turn up as late as possible.

British silverware manufacturer Langfords has compiled a handy list that details the local eating habits of Japan, Middle East, South Africa, and many other places.

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Adapted from SilverKris.