Jul 17, 2022
In Christianity Forum
The more special impression is that each region has its own history, culture and specialties. So, for example, in Normandy or Alsace, there are local specialties or handicrafts. In addition to that, I had a relatively big culture shock in France, as a wedding gift. The newlyweds will make a list with the things they need, such as tablecloths, cutlery sets, even refrigerators, TVs, etc., and then the wedding party will claim the things to give. Xuan: Well, I seem to have heard this. Zhu: Yes, it's not a red envelope or a gift, it's really "practical" to let the recipient decide what they need. It seems to have abnormal rationality? Xuan: Come to think of it, Image Manipulation Service I have also been given very practical gifts! On the eve of my departure from Tainan to Kaohsiung, my friends pooled money to buy a "multi-purpose pot" for me. At that time, why did they give such practical gifts? It should be a silent exhortation to singles to cook and eat well! Jia Han, I am very curious, if the customs of gift-giving are different in different parts of France, how do I know that it is appropriate and not rude? Zhu: It should be said that sending things from your hometown, even agricultural products, has a meaning in itself: let you know me, the land where I grew up, and let you know our living habits through things. More importantly, this is the unique part of me. So I guess, unless malicious, there are very few inappropriate times. This also seems to be another meaning of gift, knowing each other and establishing (or confirming) a relationship. The most precious thing is probably the feeling of "I give you something that I identify with as precious as myself." Xuan: The gift that Tou You gives makes people invisible and absorbs each other's atmosphere, which seems a bit mysterious. Have you ever had any experience giving someone a gift they didn't love? Zhu: Speaking of unloved gifts.