Hong Kong English/Cantonese (XVI)

Be careful. Hongkongers become polite all of a sudden!

I believe that Hongkongers are famed to be kind but impolite. Some of the reasons are Cantonese, the language we speak, sounds threatening to non-speakers; and we are loud, even a warm greeting sounds like an argument to foreigners.

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