back to article Israeli boffin invents "OkayToKiss™" pocket bad-breath test

Top Israeli stinks boffins have developed a small breathalyser-style test device which can accurately tell a user if he or she has bad breath, putting an end to the stress and uncertainty of the unreliable blow-in-your-hand method. The new test is dubbed "OkayToKiss". OkayToKiss comes to us from the fertile brain of Professor …

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Dead Vulture

2-phase

"He is also the inventor of the apparently well-known "two-phase mouthwash"."

It is well-known, but as a patented technique it is well-known under a slightly catchier brand name.

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Anonymous Coward

More reliable than the "blow in your hand" method

is the "lick your palm and sniff it" method: the bacteria that cause bad breath are more concentrated in saliva than breath. Erm, so I'm told

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iPhone

There is already an iPhone app that does this.

You just breath into the microphone.

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Feeling Blue

"..the test kit will turn blue .."

Just don't get it confused with another self test product.

@Phil Endecott :- I spent some time thinking about that - damn you!

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Anonymous Coward

I'm still waiting...

...for a synthetic replacement for the human mouth.

It's stinky, the teeth rot easily and often require painful surgery and most just plain don't look nice

Also a decent set of cameras for eyes would be nice. Zoom lenses anyone?

But I'm getting off topic.

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Pirate

Pockets

Pockets can also contain small packs of minty things that can be used while waiting for the test results to come back. This device just says 'yes' or 'no' but a cheap spray thingy says 'go on, give it a go' every time.

Pirate - they are only interested in your money, not your nookie potential.

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Boffin

"lick your palm and sniff it" method

... rather presumes your hands are clean first...!

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Does my breathe stink?

This reply prompted me to propose marriage:

"You smoke, you drink beer and coffee, of course your breathe stinks. Lucky for you so do I"

The anon cow who asked for cameras for eyes, google Rob Spence.

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Boffin

Sly boffiin

Methinks the man is a joker. In Yiddish Tuchis refers to the other end ;-)

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