Not Everyone Calls It "French Kissing"

Not Everyone Calls It "French Kissing"

The term "French kissing" started with the English, who created it as a way to bash the French people. Some believed the French were the type to go around sticking their tongues where they didn't belong. Interestingly, the term for French kissing in India is "English kissing."

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from Stuff Mom Never Told You - HowStuffWorks

Key Facts In This Video

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    The French term for French kissing translates to "soul kissing." (0:39)

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    The British started the term "French kissing" as a way of bashing the French people. (1:03)

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    In the Kama Sutra, there are more than 250 kinds of kisses described. (2:14)

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