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Old 24 April 2008, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by songs78 View Post
A lot of places where the climate is bad have a shoe removing policy. I believe people in Minnesota remove their shoes but then again they have a large Scandinavian population
Defnitely a climate thing which has been suprisingly hotly debated here amongst the North Americans on the board. Those of us from the northern climates tend to do it automatically while some people from warmer climates think that expecting your guests to do so is rude. It has nothing to do with cultural heritage and everything to do with the mess that a pair of shows can make in the winter time.
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