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10 things you probably didn’t know about Iran

Persian politeness is an art form: If you get in a taxi anywhere in Iran, chances are when you try to pay, your driver will refuse to take your money. Walk into a shop to buy something, the same happens. Baffled?The cultural practice of Taarof is Iran’s own personal brand of etiquette. You’re not really being given a freebie, it’s ...

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Strange Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

 first Valentine’s Day card originated in France when Charles, Duke of Orleans, sent love letters to his wife while imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1415. Today, Valentine’s Day cards remain a popular tradition in France and around the world.Another traditional Valentine’s Day event in France was the loterie d’amour, or “drawing for love.” Men and women would fill houses ...

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