- July 19 -

Stick out Your Tongue Day

All our lives we've been taught that it's not polite to stick our tongue out at people. But today we get a free pass because it's 'Stick out Your Tongue Day.' So if you've been waiting for an excuse to show your boss just how you feel or give the bratty kid next door a taste of his own medicine,...

Stick out Your Tongue Day

All our lives we've been taught that it's not polite to stick our tongue out at people. But today we get a free pass because it's 'Stick out Your Tongue Day.' So if you've been waiting for an excuse to show your boss just how you feel or give the bratty kid next door a taste of his own medicine, now's your chance.

The gesture of sticking out one's tongue takes on different meanings in different cultures, however. Perhaps you've seen pictures or movies of the Maori tribesmen of New Zealand who are famous for their preparatory war dance that includes a fully extended tongue.

Just remember . . . your face might freeze that way!
Source:
http://news.yahoo.com/july-19-stick-tongue-day-flitch-day-national-164300340.html

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