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  • welcome to the Voice of America's news words.

  • Protesters in Bangkok have been calling on Thailand's royal family to stay out of politics taboo.

  • In September, protesters placed a sign near a public square in Bangkok.

  • The sign read in part, This country belongs to the people and not the king.

  • Questioning the power of the king and his family was once a taboo subject.

  • In Thailand.

  • A taboo is a subject word or custom that people are barred from talking about in a certain culture or country.

  • Taboos may be shocking, but they provide social order.

  • All cultures and religions have taboos.

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    林宜悉   posted on 2020/10/24

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