While surfing the internet the other day, I came across several videos on YouTube which discussed the form of address (formal vs. informal) that should be used when ordering food in a restaurant and from a food truck. (The food truck was specific to Mexico but the restaurant location was more general — it was left open as to where in the world you were located. It could have been anywhere, in my opinion.)
I’m sure we’ve all had good and bad experiences at the doctor’s surgery and at the hospital and the anecdotes could be innumerable, but on a score of 1-10, how would you rate your health service? There are so many factors to be considered here that it’s not easy to give a rating.
So, here is a cultural question. I’ve seen various videos on YouTube but I cannot find a consensus.
When you count on your fingers, how do you do it — and what country are you in? (I am particularly interested in how it is done in Spain.) Which finger do you start with? And what is the sequence? I know that this differs from country to country.