Fist Bumpin for Cleanliness
Fearing germs, sweaty palms and dry hands, approximately half of Americans are opting for the fist bump over the traditional handshake, according to a recent study commissioned by Purell Instant Hand Sanitizer.
What is to blame for the rise of this “keep your distance” policy? Try varying degrees of germaphobia. The study shows that — although both of the following occurrences are decidedly unappealing — 55 percent of Americans would “rather touch a public toilet seat than shake someone’s hand after they’ve coughed or sneezed into it.”