A List of Greetings from Parent-Teacher Conferences at an International School in Japan


  1. Hand shake. Firm.
  2. Hand shake. Tips of fingers only.
  3. My hand clasped affectionately between both of theirs
  4. Full body hug with a flutter of back-pats
  5. Discrete, sideways half-hug
  6. Hug followed by a kiss
  7. Wave
  8. Kiss on one cheek
  9. Kiss on both cheeks
  10. Deep bow
  11. Small bow
  12. Bow followed by hug and kiss
  13. Bow followed by handshake
  14. Head nod
  15. Wink… wink

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