Hand Gestures from 10 Ways You Didn't Know You're Being Rude (Slideshow)

10 Ways You Didn't Know You're Being Rude (Slideshow)

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Hand Gestures

What culture doesn’t talk with their hands? A universal behavior, hand gestures help us to emphasize a point we are making or even speak for us when we are at a loss for words. But did you know that your simple hand gesture could be obscenely offensive in other countries? A thumbs up in America means approval, but in Iran this gesture loosely means “up yours.”