Don’t Embarrass Yourself: This Infographic Breaks Down Obscene Hand Gestures From Around the World

Maps + Infographics
Matador Creators
Sep 18, 2015

IF YOU’VE TRAVELED LONG ENOUGH, you’ve probably done this yourself: you’ve given someone a thumb’s up, or an “A-OK” sign, or even a “peace” V, and they’ve said, “Whoa, yeah, you should not do that here.” It can be hard to keep track of which gestures are obscene in which cultures, though, which is why Just the Flight put together this awesome graphic breaking down the do’s and don’t’s around the world.

Rude Hand Gestures from Around the World

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