How Many Kisses?

[an error occurred while processing this directive]One: A single buss is acceptable in the U.S., but it's mostly a big-city phenomenon. Women will give a brief hug, while men shake hands. In the Middle East, one kiss on the lips is a normal greeting, but not between men and women.

Two: Double up in Spain, Austria, Sweden, Hungary and, more recently, in Britain.

Three or more: Triple kisses will work in Egypt, Russia, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Business in Belgium? Three kisses are a sign of respect for those at least 10 years older...

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