This site in intended to serve as a learning tool for those not quite familiar with American greeting practices and perhaps can show you what is acceptable in our culture in respect to greetings. If you have avoided an awkward or embarrassing situation because of this site, then we have done our job. Enjoy!

--Gina Roseboro & Jesse Ortiz


Here are a few possible scenarios:
The handshake
We should hang out....
Hey Jesse, this is my friend Mike...
How are you doing?
The introduction
...about to go cash my check.
...I'd like to introduce you to my friend Gina.


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May 11, 2004