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Discuss culture, living, traveling, relocating, dating or anything related to the Asian countries - China, The Philippines, Thailand, etc.
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I'm at a layover at the Helsinki airport, and there a bunch of Chinese chicks, and they all have face masks on. I have noticed this in St. Pete a lot as well. The men don't seem to wear them, although maybe I only check out the chicks.
(Of course, I could be wrong about the ethnicity as East Asians look almost the same, but I think I can tell the difference between the Han Chinese, Japanese & Korean.)
I wear one sometimes when I'm out - they keep your face warm.
One of my students wears hers all the time - that's a body issue thing. Of course she's stunning, but she doesn't think she is .
Another downside - I'm pretty sure wearing face masks in class lowers your grades. I'll start logging stats on it and write a paper.
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Wearing a mask gets more uses.Japanese people also wear Masks even in the office while working
Many foreigners, especially Westerners, find this situation very surprising and often wonder Why do people in Japan wear masks (http://questionjapan.com/blog/location- ... ear-masks/)
There are many reasons for it not only for health like:
3. Cover Up