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Poll: 10 odd stats about kissing

The Eskimo kiss: Make fun of it all you want; chances are, you’ve done it.

By Kristin Wong Jul 8, 2013 4:33PM

Dating site Zoosk recently polled 3,500 singles about their kissing habits and thoughts. The results were filled with a variety of odd but interesting facts. The Heart Beat has rounded up a few of our favorites.

Couple kissing on International Kiss Day / Westend61/Getty Images Gallery: Kissing dos & don'ts

  • What’s the most memorable kiss of the summer? Forty-one percent of singles say Tony and Pepper's lip lock in "Iron Man 3" was the most unforgettable summer blockbuster smooch.
  • The best song for smooching is "Could I Have This Kiss Forever" by Whitney Houston and Enrique Iglesias, according to 21 percent of respondents.
  • Seventeen percent of singles chose Seal's "Kiss From a Rose" as the best song for swapping spit.
  • Thirty percent of singles say the beach is the best spot for kissing.
  • Twenty-three percent say a car is the ideal smooching location.
  • Ever dated a bad kisser? 73 percent of singles have.

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  • Eyes-closed kissing is preferred by 83 percent of respondents.
  • The most memorable kiss in recent political history is President Obama kissing his wife on election night, according to 59 percent of respondents.
  • Seventy-one percent of Americans say it is more awkward to see world leaders kissing vs. seeing a politician kiss his or her spouse.
  • Seventy-seven percent of singles have engaged in an Eskimo kiss.

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Couple kissing on International Kiss Day / Westend61/Getty Images

10Comments
Jul 13, 2013 6:22AM
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my last gf couldn't kiss to save her life...but she sure could ski
Jul 12, 2013 11:12PM
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Does anybody know what an Australian kiss is?

 

 

 

just like a French kiss. but from" down under"

Jul 12, 2013 10:15PM
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I have something I would like to kiss........hehe
Jul 12, 2013 9:43PM
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My first date was a lousy kisser. His mouth totally covered my mouth, part of the chin and nose. I thought he was going to swallow me.
Jul 12, 2013 8:48PM
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"kissing getting everyone pregnant " :/
Jul 12, 2013 2:47PM
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If you REALLY want to experience the BEST kiss ever, stop whatever you're doing, walk over to your partner and get them to stop whatever they are doing (no matter how hard it is), look them in the eyes while remembering all the things you love most about them, and when you have their undivided attention, tell them how much you love them (REALLY love them), then kiss them lightly on the mouth for at least 10 seconds. You'll be glad you did. It will be the "Best kiss of your life" , until the next time you do it.
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