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Homework: Cross-Cultural Blunders

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Homework: Cross-Cultural Blunders

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Homework: Cross-Cultural Blunders

Homework: Cross-Cultural Blunders

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Listeners share their most embarrassing foreign language flubs — moments when they meant to say one thing, but said something completely different.

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