Gesture 1: Un, deux, trois...
Gestes français - French Gestures
|When using the fingers to count in France, the thumb is the first
|When counting on the fingers, the thumb is one, the index finger is two, the middle finger is three, etc.|
|Likewise, when holding your hand up to indicate a number, hold up your hand with the thumb as the first counter and add from there.|
|The French will see the thumb even if you don't hold it up: if you hold up two fingers the American way, you'll get three of whatever you're ordering, not two.|
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