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Old 12-04-2012, 09:30 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by quadman View Post
In Mexico (and less so in Latin America) it is considered impolite to say "NO". So when speaking with a Mexican and asking for a negative or affirmative will always be "YES". The three yes's are: Yes ....I will do it.....Yes ..I will think about it....Yes....I won't do it.... All you hear is "YES"...this leads to many misunderstandings.
I have lived here for 16 years and learn something new each day about the Mexican view of the world. Enjoy the ride!
Words don't mean things in Mexico. In english or spanish. I have 8 years.
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