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“Take off your shoes, please”…?Expat Since Birtha blog by a multilingual expat-since-birth, linguist, researcher, speaker, mum of three, living in the Netherlands and writing about bilingualism, multiculturalism, parenting abroad, international life...
In many countries like Germany, Switzerland, Skandinavian countries etc. it is common use to take off the shoes when entering someone’s home (*). The custom of removing shoes is widespread al…