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More specifically French kissing, as pecks aren’t that noteworthy.

If you’re not familiar with it, you might check out this XKCD comic for the complicated version, or this excerpt from baseball metaphors for sex from Wikipedia: For the visual-oriented among us, here’s a graphic (adapted from XKCD’s complex version): I can understand that a country little love for baseball might be confused by this metaphor system. However, some people in China have picked it up, but in the process changed the system (reference link removed due to malware at destination website]): Clearly, this is a whole ‘nother ballgame the Chinese are playing, and their playing field looks like this when superimposed onto the American field: So much for “rounding the bases!” Thanks to Marco from English Pod for bringing this interesting cultural difference to my attention!Just for the record, I don’t know if I’ve ever been completely taught what the “bases” are, but let’s give it a shot. So you know how in baseball, before you steal a base, you take a good solid lead-off?The three bases and the place where the batter is standing while hitting the ball (home plate) make for a rhomboid (see the picture), and the claiming is done by touching the bases which are represented by white squares.So from the home plate, the batter needs to claim the first base first by touching it, then the second, then the third before the opponents do the same by getting the ball there.

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