Many travelers are often surprised by this phenomenon when first coming to Asia.
This is not a legend nor an urban/rural myth. Asians do squat in a different manner than Westerners and they do so pretty much everywhere while queuing, waiting for the bus, while eating, reading their newspaper, etc.
I witness this every day but one question remains: Why do Asian fellows squat this way?
This video is thoroughly explaining everything one's gotta know about the Asian Squat.
Now here comes the awkward question: are you a squat adept yourself?