Vernicious Knids

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Sunday, September 02, 2007

Pucker Up...Or Not?!

While watching Japanese TV tonight - always an interesting and edifying experience - a programme claimed that Japanese couples only kiss each other a measly 0.56 times per day! Aussies claimed third place with an average smooch rate of 5.91 times per day. One of the guests - a middle aged man - claimed he hadn't kissed his wife in 12 years! So, it's time to 'fess up - how many kisses do you get in one day?

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  • At 11:58 am, Blogger Elsa said…

    0.56 times a day!? That doesn't seem like much at all. Plus, how do you only half kiss someone!? :)

  • At 5:26 pm, Blogger verniciousknids said…

    I know, it's pretty difficult to fathom...but the Japanese panellists did not seem surprised by the figure!

  • At 9:13 am, Blogger Janet said…

    well, if you count doggie kisses, quite a few! Human kisses? None since June 2001 ;-)

  • At 1:30 am, Blogger Caro said…

    I don't mind a peck on the lips or the cheek but I hate outright kissing. It feels like my husband is trying to swallow my face AND he hasn't been to the dentist in nine years.

    So zero real kisses a day.

  • At 8:58 pm, Blogger Nanotubo Cyclotron said…

    Hey viniciuos!
    Sorry can you tell me how are you related to Debrecen(i saw some post on ypour blog)? I was also living in Tokyo but nowadays I am living in Debrecen! seems that we exchange cities!

  • At 10:09 pm, Blogger verniciousknids said…

    Janet: Hope you get one soon!

    Caro: 9 years?! Is he going for a record?

    NC: When travelling through Eastern Europe recently, we stopped in Debrecen for a few hours before catching the train into Romania!

  • At 10:38 pm, Blogger Alex, Chiyo & Hiroki said…

    A Day without kisses is like a day without air.

    12 Years? Ouch. That is un natural!!!

    Ok time to go and smooch the family!!

    ta ta

  • At 3:06 pm, Blogger verniciousknids said…

    A C & H: I'm glad I'm not the only one disturbed by the lack of kissing!


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