My father told me that saying a number of times watching rugby over the years so I thought it was a South African saying but after watching this video I actually heard an NZ commentator mention it.


In US traditionally the draw is a result that does not satisfy either of the two teams.

This expression comes from Navy coach Eddie Erdelatz in 1953, when he came up with this classic definition for a tie football game while describing a scoreless tie between Navy and Duke.

The coach did not explain this metaphor, but it is possible to think about a kiss like a good thing (the victory), and kissing one's sister takes away the good to this gesture.

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    Maybe it is because you are both doing a thing but neither one is getting what they want... (-; – Neil Meyer Jan 15 '17 at 15:38

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