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Iowa City Local Customs: 5 reviews and 6 photos

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by jodssmile

If you are in mid or larger Iowa City this custom does not apply.
If you travel the farm roads or small towns you will notice everyone waves at you. They will consider you rude NOT to wave back.They are saying "hello/Good afternoon."
If you stay for awhile in smaller town, you will soon realize everyone has their signature wave. 2 fingers only off the steering wheel is popular. Whole hand common.
But you will soon develop your own signature wave. Even found my husband (from downtown Denver) soon fitting into this smalltown custom of saying "hello".

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  • Written Oct 24, 2004
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