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Thai Body Parts Posted by on May 9, 2013

In Thai culture, different body parts are worthy of different levels of respect. This respect is determined by the height from the ground. For example, the head is the highest and should be revered, while the feet are the lowest and are therefore used to show disrespect. As such, touching a Thai on the head…

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Thai Vocabulary for Head and Face Posted by on May 2, 2012

Whether you use the words to gossip about someone, point out medical problems to a doctor, need help from your beautician, or for some other conversation, vocabulary for the head and face is a must-know. You will use about half of them every single day, giving you plenty of chances to learn them quick.