July 6 is International Kissing Day

Kissing has a lot of slang words

  • peck
  • smooch
  • snog
  • smacker
  • osculation
  • canoodle
  • caress
  • embrace
  • endearment
  • buss
“big kiss” by demandaj is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Big Kiss was the iconic picture marking the end of World War II, V-J Day in Times Square, a photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt, was published in Life in 1945 with the caption, “In New York’s Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers”

Some classic Hollywood screen kisses

  • Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed in “It’s a Wonderful Life.” …
  • Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh in “Gone With the Wind.” …
  • Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr in “From Here to Eternity.” …
  • Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in “Casablanca.”

10 of the Greatest Kisses in Literature

  • Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler in Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.
  • Romeo and Juliet in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
  • Wendy and Peter in Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie.
  • The moving-picture director and his Star in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

More items…•Feb 12, 2012

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