10 Things You Should NEVER Tell A Lebanese Person

It doesn’t take much to set off Lebanese people. There usually are very specific things that you can say to piss them off.

So for your own safety, we put together a list of 10 things you should never tell a Lebanese person.

#1 “Why do you speak English?”

#2 “What was it like living in war?”

#3 “So you guys have camels there?”

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#4 “You’re Arab, right?”

Where to start

#5 “Hummus is Israeli, not Lebanese”

#6 “ and  are the same thing”

#7 “I heard  isn’t safe”

#8 “Lesbians are what you call people from

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#9 “Where’s ? Is that in Africa?

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#10 Is Libya and Lebanon the same thing?

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Wrong continent…

Bonus: #11 “You’re from ?”

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If you say any of these to a Lebanese person and get a reaction you don’t like, don’t say we didn’t warn you!


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