Why Do We Clap To Show Appreciation?

LBC Studio

 Question

Why do we clap to show appreciation?

Rob, Maidstone

Answer

**Definitive**

Name: Terry

Qualification: Anecdote

Answer: In the Roman Senate, when they had a speaker that made a very good speech they used to pat them on the back. Those that couldn’t reach the speaker used to clap their hands instead, as it makes the same sort of noise.

 

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