Free guidebook to not being an ugly American

More than 150,000 copies of this unique little brochure produced by Southern Methodist University’s have been distributed to college students, missionary groups, business travelers and Peace Corps volunteers, reports the Dallas Morning News. The World Citizen Guide is basically “a crash course in how not to be an ugly American” and comes complete with do’s and dont’s for basic global behavior. These include: “Lower your voice. Think about what you’re wearing. Be patient. Smile. Genuinely.”

The books can be downloaded for free, and World Citizen’s slick website has great tools and resources.

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