Elbow bump

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2 US Soldiers bumping elbows as a greeting in 2014.

Elbow bumping is a type of greeting where two people lightly touch their elbows together. It is believed that it is less likely to spread germs between two people than a handshake is.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hou, Chia-Yi (2020-03-12). "Handshakes are declining thanks to coronavirus. Here's what's replacing them". TheHill. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  2. "Breaking News, World News & Multimedia". www.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  3. border, Andrew Gumbel at the San Diego-Tijuana (2009-04-29). "Swine flu forces border crossers to swap handshakes for elbow bumps". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-05-25.