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Answers to the great French cheek-kissing dilemma

A website has launched to help people navigate the eternal cheek-kissing dilemma in France.

Answers for the French kissing conundrum.
Website comes up with solution for the great French kissing conundrum. Image by Macnolete / CC BY 2.0

The website, (combiendebises.com) offers data region by region on what percentage of people favour how many kisses to greet people with, and which cheek to offer. Overall, two kisses is the norm, but the findings showed a lot of variation, with four and even five kisses in parts of northern France and Corsica. Read more: connexionfrance.com