The tongue is a muscular organ and one of the five basic sense organs found in the mouth. It helps you eat and speak whatever you want. The tongue is always hidden behind our mouth but not on Stick out tongue day. On this day, you can let your tongue stick out of your mouth. Many cultures think that holding out the tongue is an act of childish, rude, and insulting gesture. In these cultures, when children stick out their tongue at grown-ups or the elderly, it is considered an act of disobedience. In Tibet, sticking out one’s tongue is recognized as a polite form of greeting. So let’s see more about the day and its history.

History of Stick Out Your Tongue Day


The history of the day remains unclear, but it was celebrated on July 19 every year. It also remains unclear that the unknown inventor made-up holiday intended it to be a day for people to stick their tongue out at everyone they come across or ask them to visit their physicians to get a general check-up. There are only two places where you stick your tongue out. One to the doctor and the other while licking the ice cream. Nowadays, in chat or text messages, people use an emoji that shows the tongue out of the mouth, called the “face with Stuck-out tongue 😛.”

Other Celebrations on July 19

July 19 is also celebrated as

How to Celebrate the Day

Stick Out Your Tongue Day

The day is celebrated by sticking your tongue out to friends and family with fun. Also, you can go for a doctor’s check-up with your tongue out and get a full health checkout. If your health is good, then start licking your favorite ice cream flavor throughout the day. You can also celebrate the day on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, etc. by sharing your thoughts or something funny with the stuck-out tongue 😛 emoji and the hashtag #StickOutYourTongueDay.

Thank you for reading the article. Hope you had lots of fun and laughter in the day. Celebrate every day of your life with Happy Stick Out Your Tongue Day 2021.