“How are you?” or “Wie geht es Dir/Ihnen?” – One Question, Two Sides

March 29, 2011

“How are you?” – Often perceived as superficial or strange, especially when talking to people from across the pond, “how are you?” is a simple and friendly way of greeting. And if one is honest, is it really that bad? In Bhutan people greet each other by saying “Is your body well?” whereas in Botswana…

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