Unveiling 14 Astonishing Cultural Traditions: A Global Exploration of Surprising Customs
3. Greet Others by Spitting, Maasai
Spitting is generally perceived as impolite in many cultures, but not in the Kenyan Maasai tribe. For them, spitting into their hands before a handshake is a customary way of greeting and showing respect. This ritual extends to newborns and brides, where spitting is considered a blessing, offering insights into the unique ways different cultures express goodwill.