Hey everyone, I'm in the process of writing about cultural taboos around the world. Some of these such as cannibalism are universally considered as taboo but I want to find out more about taboos that are unusual, or unique to certain cultures. For example, Irish people are offended when we are identified by others as British. I also want to know the more quirky habits of a culture, like where I am from you are told never to walk under a ladder (maybe that's quite common, I'm not sure). Thanks for any contribution, KJ.
hold on a second.. don't go stereotyping the whole human race with your anti-cannibalism brush
Incest is taboo to most culture
marrying your relative up to how many degree depends on the culture you are in
Do you also mean superstitious belief?
Are you also asking about practices -- Customs and tradition like kissing the hands of the elderly
genital mutilation is permitted in some countries in Africa while it is a no no to other countries
Eating beef is forbidden for us hindus, we considered cow as holy and motherly
Killing a cricket is a Korean taboo--the luck with go out of the house.
Showing the soles of your shoes is considered disrespectful in some cultures...
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Nothing against it, just curious that there seem to be so many.
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