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CutlureShock! Argentina by Fiona Adams

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Culture Quiz
 
Culture Quiz
A decorative traditional cup for yerba mate
Argentina

And now for a chance to put your newly acquired skills to the test ...

 
Situation 1

You are invited to drink yerba mate with some Argentine friends but you’ve still got to get used to the withered bitter taste that reminds you of boiled straw. Everyone else is partaking like good gauchos. Do you:

A: Join in?

B: Decline with a polite gracias?

C: Tell them ‘No way!’ and ask incredulously how on earth an entire nation can be hooked on something so vile?

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