Kiss Facts

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Eskimo kiss
Eskimo kiss

Although many men and women consider it childish, more than 95% of them occasionally like to rub noses while kissing. Often called an "Eskimo kiss" in Western culture, this form of kissing is based loosely on a traditional Inuit greeting called a "kunik."

Most kisses in film
Most kisses in film

The film with the most kisses is Don Juan (1926) in which John Barrymore and Mary Astor share 127 kisses. The film with the longest kiss is Andy Warhol's 1963 film Kiss. The 1961 film Splendor in the Grass, with Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty, made history for containing Hollywood's first French kiss.

First on screen kiss
First on screen kiss

The first on screen kiss was shot in 1896 by the Edison Company. Titled The May Irwin-John C. Rice Kiss, the film was 30 seconds long and consisted entirely of a man and a woman kissing close up.
The first on-screen kiss between two members of the same sex was in Cecil B. DeMille's 1922 Manslaughter.

Good for teeth
Good for teeth

Kissing is good for teeth. The anticipation of a kiss increases the flow of saliva to the mouth, giving the teeth a plaque-dispersing bath.

Types of Kiss
Types of Kiss

The Romans created three categories of kissing:
(1) Osculum, a kiss on the cheek.
(2) Basium, a kiss on the lips.
(3) Savolium, a deep kiss.


First mention of kiss in writing
First mention of kiss in writing

The Four Vedic Sanskrit texts (1500 B.C.) contain the the first mention of a kiss in writing.

30 types of kisses
30 types of kisses

The Kama (desire) Sutra (type of verse) lists over 30 types of kisses, such as "fighting of the tongue".

Muscle used in kissing
Muscle used in kissing

The most important muscle in kissing is the orbicularis oris, also known as the kissing muscle, which allows the lips to "pucker".
French kissing involves all 34 muscles in the face. A pucker kiss involves only two.







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