So you know what French kissing means - that moment when TONGUES enter the kissing equation (gasp!) - but do you know why we call it that?
Today’s Word Of The Day, cataglottism, derives from the French word cataglottisme. Both refer to kissing with the tongue, as opposed to your average peck on the lips. ‘French kissing’ proved to be an easier term to remember and say, though, which is probably why you may not have heard ‘cataglottism’ bantered about quite as frequently.
Is there a ‘right’ way to engage in cataglottism? Nope. Everyone has different likes and dislikes. But as a general note, recognize that tongues are important but they don’t have to be everywhere at once. It’s not a game of “slobber all over your lover’s face” or “violently attack their teeth with your tongue.” Consider varying between soft, short licks to their lips and tongue, and longer, deeper movements of your tongues against each other. And most importantly, don’t forget to breathe!