1. Kissing someone for one minute burns about 2 calories.
  2. When two people kiss, they exchange between 10 million and 1 billion bacteria.
  3. Kissing someone is more sanitary
    than shaking hands, if you want to avoid a cold.
  4. Kissing can cause tooth decay.
  5. Instead of kissing, mothers of the Manchu tribe used to show affection by sucking their child's penis in public, because kissing was considered sexual.
  6. The longest kiss ever recorded lasted 58 hours, 35 minutes and 58 seconds.
  7. Philematology
    is the science of kissing.
  8. The scientific term
    for French kissing
    is cataglottism.
  9. The first time two men kissed on-screen was in 1927.
  10. The average person
    spends two weeks of
    his life Kissing.
  11. Two-thirds of people tilt their head to the right when they kiss.
  12. In Nevada, it is illegal to kiss with a mustache.
  13. The average age
    in the UK
    for a first kiss
    is 15.
  14. Fewer than half the world's cultures engage in romantic kissing, a study found.
  15. Kissing a baby on the ear can make it go deaf because of a condition known as "cochlear ear-kiss injury."
  16. The most searched tutorial on YouTube is "How to Kiss."
  17. Kissing
    involves a total of
    34 facial muscles
    and 112 postural muscles.
  18. Inhabitants of the Trobriand Islands ‘kiss' in a three-step procedure, beginning with biting each other's lower lips, then pulling their partner's hair, before nibbling off each other's eyelashes.
  19. Indonesia banned kissing in public in 2004.
  20. The Eskimo kiss –rubbing noses– is not a kiss. It's called a "kunik" and is an expression of affection, usually from an adult to its child. The Inuit kiss on the lips like everyone else.
  21. Roman Emperor Tiberius banned kissing, believing it caused the spread of a fungal disease called mentagra (inflamed hair follicles).
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