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We asked people in India if they could share any humorous cultural blunders they commited. For new expats, keep in mind that these incidents are an inevitable part of expat life. Learning to laugh about them is the key!...

"Probably. But none that stick out for us and our hosts were probably too polite to mention them," remarked another expat in Pune, India.

"It's all been language based hilarity - the words for /very/ and /ghost/ can be pretty similar," said a member in Mussoorie, India.

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