That’s Not The Same Thing As It Not Being Rude Though

“That was a rather rude request,” I mentioned in passing to someone a while back.

“Huh,” they said.  “I guess it was . . . here.  It wouldn’t have been a problem in the culture I was raised in though.”

“Actually, it would have been rude there too,” I corrected.  “But it would be considered even ruder to point that out.”

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