Read a list of unique habits and behaviours Hungarians have that sometimes freak out our non-Hungarian friends. Does your family do any of these? What do you find the weirdest?
The French eat snails, Americans buy weapons in grocery stores, and Italians close their shops in the early afternoon. Each nation has certain habits or customs that others find highly unusual or just plain weird. These quirks are the things that make our world colourful and fun, and they should be celebrated more often.
A few habits of Hungarians that might be surprising to others:
10+1. We teach children nursery rhymes about snails whose houses are burning down, mutilated cows, storks with bloody legs, crows with their eyes clawed out, and lambs that simply froze to death back in the gardens.
Source: www.tudasfaja.hu; www.honfoglalas.info; www.magyarliving.com, Daily News Hungary