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Re: Kiss (was: Many Words for One Concept (was: Interesting Words))

From:Kala Tunu <kalatunu@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 21, 2001, 7:22
Christophe a écrit :

As for me, I'd be interested to hear about cultures (not
con-, nat- :)) ) where
kissing doesn't exists or is seen as wrong (I've heard that
before the arrival
of the Europeans, the Amerindians didn't have kissing, but
it is probably a
folks tale).

Khmers are not supposed to kiss. they "heut", i.e. smell
each other instead.
Parents do that to their kids too. My sister-in-law does
that to my niece too.