Funny Kissing Facts

Just Kissing

Kissing is a complex behaviour that requires significant muscular coordination; just one kiss needs a total of thirty-four facial muscles and 112 postural muscles.

No Kissing Allowed - Here Are Our Examples for You to Laugh AtFunny Kissing

  1. Just kissing is forbidden.  In the Warrington Bank Quay railway station, in Cheshire, EnglandVirgin Rail's spokesman has told us, 'We have not banned kissing in the station But we have put the sign up at the drop off point because it is not a very big area and it often gets busy with lots of traffic. The sign is a light-hearted way of getting people to move on quickly.'
  2. In some places kissing is a crime in the USA: it's illegal in Indiana for a moustached man to "habitually kiss human beings" while in Hartford, Connecticut it's illegal for a husband to kiss his wife on Sunday, and in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, it's a crime to kiss a stranger.We find these statements, found on the net, difficult to believe! Perhaps someone will contact us to confirm or deny them.
  3. On the suggestion and advice of the Chamber of Commerce for the Chicago suburbs of Deerfield, Bannockburn and Riverwoods in the USA.  Apparently they are popular signs in that particular neck of the woods. So, in Warrington Bank Quay, couples are forbidden from expressing their love in front of the building, and asked to take it instead into the designated "Kissing Zone" provided. Yes - kissing zone!No Kissing Sign
  4. This photo was taken in a taxi in Kuala Lumpur, the sign was on the back of the front seat. No kissing allowed in cabs or, in fact, anywhere in KL because it is illegal and carries with it a maximum penalty of a year in prison. Ouch!
  5. Many parts of India take a similarly dim view of the practice, as Richard Gere, the Hollywood actor, found to his cost when he kissed Shilpa Shetty, the beautiful Bollywood star, during an Aids rally in New Delhi.
  6. A no kissing sign spotted in Batu Ferringhi, northern Penang, Malaysia.
  7. Controversy has struck the Mexican city of Guanajuato, famous, or some may say infamous, for its "kissing alley" where public displays of affection are believed to bring good luck.Recently, the city council passed a public order bill that included the new offence of "obscene touching", interpreted to include a prolonged kiss, which might land the offender with three days in jail. The outcry was so great that the law has since been reversed, with the mayor hastily declaring Guanajuato "capital of the kiss", and explaining that just kissing was ok, he had only meant to outlaw "fondling far beyond the norm".
  8. This sign is on a train window. If anyone knows where the photo was taken please contact us.

Just Kissed a Girl - And Liked It

No Kissing Sign I kissed a girl and I liked it then I went to hell....................... or maybe jail [see 2 above]

Mexico Wins World Kissing Record on Valentine's Day

Will and Guy can verify that the world kissing record has been won in Mexico City when 39,897 people in the Zocalo [main square] locked lips for ten seconds on 14th February 2009. This beat the UK's record claimed by Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England in 2007. Obviously Mexico City is a place where kissing in public is acceptable. Will and Guy have discovered that there are places that frown on and indeed ban kissing in public. These kisses are not necessarily passionate or vulgar but are simply kisses of greeting or farewell.  See more about Valentine's Day kissing

Funny Kissing Facts

  1. The scientific name for kissing, snogging, osculating and bussing is philematology.
  2. Just kissing can burn off 26 calories in one minute.
  3. The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing.
  4. Eskimos, Polynesians and Malaysians and indeed, Ancient Egyptians, rub noses instead of kissing.
  5. Ancient Romans kissed each other on the eyes or the mouth as a greeting.
  6. Victorian etiquette, in the UK, required a man to kiss the back of a ladies hand.
  7. A standard greeting in Europe is a kiss on both cheeks or it could be two. . .or three or maybe four.
  8. African tribes pay homage to their Chief by kissing the ground on which he has walked.
  9. In Ireland, you will have good luck if you kiss the Blarney Stone.
  10. Allegedly the Chinese didn't kiss until the practice was introduced by Westerners, and they're still not very keen on it.

10 More Trivia About Funny Kissing, Snogging, Osculating and Bussing.

  1. Snogging helps reduce tooth decay because the extra saliva it creates helps clean out your mouth.
  2. In Naples, Italy, in the 16th century, bussing was an offence that carried the death penalty. Ouch.
  3. A passionate kiss uses 29 facial muscles. [34 is mentioned at the top of the page - take your pick]
  4. Sensitivity of the lips is many times higher than that of the fingers.
  5. It is thought that 66% of people keep their eyes closed while kissing.
  6. Osculating can actually be a beauty treatment. Scientific tests show that good kissing helps reduce dermatitis, skin rashes and blemishes. It also makes your skin glow and your eyes shine. [that is, if they're open]
  7. Fifty percent of all people have kissed romantically before they reach 14 years old.
  8. Just one kiss can contain up to 278 different bacteria, 95% of which are non-dangerous.
  9. Men who kiss their wives every morning before going to work supposedly live 5 years longer than men who don't. Who works these things out?
  10. A real kiss quickens your pulse to 100 beats in a minute.
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