I think for most Western cultures, it would be considered rude to "slurp" while eating soup noodles (or even non-soup noodles). True?
But I believe the converse is true for most Asian cultures. Many Chinese, for example, consider slurping to be a complimentary sign -- i.e., that the eater thinks the noodles are chowhound-worthy. True?
Why is there a difference (if in fact there is one)?