The world is still a very strange place. When we published 101 world culture shocks last year the reaction was tremendous with lots of readers across the internet getting all puffed up about some of the entries. So we thought we’d do it again. When we could find further reading for the culture shocks in this article we listed it. Others were on personal experience or anecdote, however. 1. When tougher laws were passed in Napoli, Italy, to ensure drivers took the necessary safety measures, street vendors at once began selling t-shirts with seat belts on them so that the police wouldn’t be able to tell at a glance whether anyone was strapped in or not. 2. These days the same people make fake designer clothes as the real thing. A good part of the trade is run by the Camorra and they supply shops across the world so there’s a good chance that something in your wardrobe went to line the pockets of mafia bosses in Napoli. designer clothes so good they fool everyone. 3. There are Italian mobsters who style themselves after the mafia figures they’ve seen in American movies like Goodfellas and The Godfather. There are even… Read full this story
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