RE: International gestures - help needed

From: Takashi Matsuzawa (
Date: Wed Jan 28 1998 - 08:49:35 EST

Winkler, Arnold F [] writes:
> We are planning an advertisement that would show a person making the OK
> gesture (thumb and index finger in a circle with other 3 fingers
> straight). Could this be misconstrued as a vulgar gesture in some parts
> of the world?

In Japan it is an OK sign but also a "money" sign. And traditionally,
they think honest poverty lives with virtue.

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