No, I’m not kidding.
I just never thought about this before, well, not until this past week.
When the subject came up.
No, I’m not discussing how. We’ll just have to leave that to your imagination, which is probably way more interesting than what actually happened anyway.
And no, I’m not talking about that cute European kissy-kissy cheek cheer kissing greeting either.
We’ve talked before about swabbing or spitting for DNA sample collection before you eat or drink anything, or, conversely, an hour or so after you eat or drink.
But we’ve never discussed what the kids used to call “swappin’ spit.”
When you kiss someone in a manner such that you exchange saliva, your DNA stays in their mouth and theirs stays in your mouth.
If you use the same guidelines as for eating or drinking – an hour – you should be good. I would suggest you take a nice drink of something, after kissing, before you start that hour clock.
And if you’re wondering about another type of activity – I’m going to repeat what I just said – both about using your imagination AND utilizing the eating/drinking guideline.
The goal here is to obtain the DNA of the person you’re swabbing, and ONLY the DNA of the person you’re swabbing.
And since you’re going to be sacrificing all that kissing and such, here are this week’s Family Tree DNA coupons for your bother.
Enjoy – the coupons I mean.
And the kissin’ too, just after the swabbin’.
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