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How to Gleek

Silently send saliva flying with a flick of your tongue -- with no one being the wiser.


  • Step 1: Suck on candy Suck on a piece of tart candy to stimulate saliva flow. Get a roll of tart fruit candy or other sour candy so you have plenty to practice with.
  • TIP: Yawning is also a good technique to generate saliva.
  • Step 2: Make an O Make your mouth into a small O shape and take a deep breath in through your mouth. This will help saliva collect under your tongue.
  • Step 3: Position the tongue Position the tip of your tongue on the roof of your mouth directly in the center and open your mouth wide.
  • TIP: Jut out your jaw so that it is slightly forward.
  • Step 4: Breathe again Keep your tongue in position and breathe in again through your mouth to deepen the saliva pool.
  • Step 5: Flex tongue Flex your tongue forward, keeping the tip locked to the roof of the mouth. The saliva should stream straight out or spray out in several directions.
  • FACT: The medical term for dry mouth is xerostomia. The condition can lead to gingivitis, tooth decay, and mouth infections.

You Will Need

  • Tart or sour candy
  • Saliva
  • Tongue flexibility
  • Yawning (optional)

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