Thursday, April 27, 2006
ALL ABOUT KISSING
Do you know that.....
~ The scientific way to describe a kiss is "the anatomical juxtaposition of two orbicularis oris muscle in the state of contarction."
~ The scientific way name for kissing is "philemathology"
~ A study in 1997 out of Princeton University concluded that our brains are equipped with neurons that help us find our lovers lips in the dark. It is no wonder that many couples enjoy kissing in a dark theater.
~ In the medieval Italy, kisses we'rent taken, or given slightly. If a man and woman were seen embracing in the public, they could be forced to marry.
~ It is estimated that the average person will spend about 20,160 minutes kissing in their lifetime.
~ You burn 26 calorie in a 1- minute kiss.
~ Hershey's Kisses got their name because the machine that makes them looked like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
~ The first kiss ever shown in a movie was in 1896: the movie was called " The Kiss."
~ Fifty percent of all people kiss before they turn 14.
~ Kissing helps reduce tooth decay. Kissing increases the mouth's production of saliva that helps clean the mouth, thus aids prevention of tooth dacay.
~ Eskimos, Polynesians, and Malaysians rub noses intead of kissing.
~ Most kisses in a single movie - 127 in the movie "Don Juan" (1927)
~ Matrimonial pollster's studies prove that a man who kisses his wife goodbye when he leaves for work every morning averages a higher income than does the fellow who doesnt.
~ Romans kissed each other on the eyes or the mouth as greeting.
~ Standard greeting in Europe is a kiss on both cheeks - could be two or more.
~ A kiss can slow the aging process by toning your cheek and jaw muscle.
~ A kiss is a great cardiovascular workout; because when you kiss, you release adrenaline into the bloodstream and your heart pumps more blood around your body.
~ Those who kiss their spouse each morning miss less work because of illness than those who do not: Those who kiss also give positive energy that live approximately five years longer because a morning kiss begins the day with a positive attitude.
(source: http://www.datingmatch makers.com)