World Hello Day

I was meant to write this before, but I didn’t find the time. A couple of days ago, the title World Hello Day (in the Live Commentary for Monday November 21st, 2016) got my attention and I Googled it. Here is a summary of what I found about this day:

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Hassan S
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4 years ago

Hello!

P H
Reply to  Hassan S
4 years ago

You are cheating both of you! :-)

Firstly, you should do it face-to-face not on the Internet. Secondly, I think you should say hello to people you don’t know, not those that you know and/or see regularly.

Farid A
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4 years ago

Knowing how the people in different parts of the world greeting each other is the best way to start communicate with estranger when you meet them in the foreign country, or in an international scientific Congress. As a pessimist. I can not find the way most Muslims greeting each other, they say “Salaam”, which the nearest word to it is “Shalom”, the way Jewish people greeting each other. This is personally not so important for me but as I live in Muslim country through the pressure of the media we are conditioned to notice these things, which is questioned the… Read more »

P H
Reply to  Farid A
4 years ago

I have difficulty understanding the second paragraph of your text, Farid. You may perhaps wish to rewrite it? :-)

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Reply to  P H
4 years ago

Sorry for making trouble for you.

By pessimist, I meant I am not trying to see only negative thing in everything.

You can not see the word “Salaam” in that logo but “Shalom “is there. We are trained in this country to notice this discrimination in the western media and to be always suspicious of what they say.

P H
Reply to  Farid A
4 years ago

I see. Thank you for the explanation.

Anyways, I think it’s a healthy and wise attitude to be always wary of the media in whatever country.

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