Ear: Shake

"Astoria is on TV shaking the News," Astoria man-about-town Jeff Daly wrote. "The News Network filmed the story about the 'Astoria Shake,' the safe and socially aware greeting to continue the custom of shaking hands, done with a local twist and a touch of personality."

The five-plus minute fast-moving video, created because "the community can use some humor" (indeed!), features many familiar faces doing their own quirky version of the no-touch handshake. Pictured, John Wedell. Watch it at tinyurl.com/AstoriaShake. Enjoy!

Elleda Wilson is an editorial assistant for The Astorian and author of the award-winning In One Ear community column. Contact her at 971-704-1718 or ewilson@dailyastorian.com.

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