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Old August 8th 08, 21:08   #5
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Re: B5 handshakes

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Originally Posted by Elipsis View Post
I remember from somewhere that "The Hands of Friendship" evolved because Centari never trusted each other and were checking each others sleeves for bladed weapons.
Sounds logical. The human handshake (initially only used between men of aristocratic rank) was meant to show that neither party was carrying a weapon such as a dagger.
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