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Re: When in Rome, do as the Romans do

Posted by ESC on June 14, 2006

In Reply to: Re: When in Rome, do as the Romans do posted by RRC on June 14, 2006

: : when you are in rome be as a romanian - I need the meaning for this proverb.

: I'm assuming you mean: When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Romanians are from Romania, not Rome. In it's simplest forms, it means you should follow local customs, eat local food, try to fit in where you are. Sometimes it's used humorously or as an excuse to try something wild.

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