In general, gleeking occurs when an accumulation of saliva in the submandibular gland (#2 in diagram below) is propelled out in a stream when the gland is compressed by the tongue. The stream of saliva is released in the general direction of the front of the mouth. If the mouth is open the jet may project several feet. Gleeking is more likely when the salivary gland has been recently stimulated, but even a residual amount of saliva in the gland may be released by gleeking.

Gleeking may occur spontaneously due to accidental tongue pressure on the sublingual gland while talking, eating, yawning, or cleaning the teeth. Gleeking can also be induced, for instance, by pressing the underside of the tongue against the palate, then pushing the tongue forward while simultaneously closing the lower jaw and moving it slightly forward; or by yawning deeply and pressing the tongue against the palate. . .

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Can you gleek?
In general, gleeking occurs when an accumulation of saliva in the submandibular gland (#2 in diagram below) is propelled out in a stream when the gland is compressed by the tongue. The stream of saliva is released in the general direction of the front of the mouth. If the mouth is open the jet may project several feet. Gleeking is more likely when the salivary gland has been recently stimulated, but even a residual amount of saliva in the gland may be released by gleeking.

Gleeking may occur spontaneously due to accidental tongue pressure on the sublingual gland while talking, eating, yawning, or cleaning the teeth. Gleeking can also be induced, for instance, by pressing the underside of the tongue against the palate, then pushing the tongue forward while simultaneously closing the lower jaw and moving it slightly forward; or by yawning deeply and pressing the tongue against the palate. . .

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11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Monday 3/30/09 - 7:50:20 PM EST (GMT-5)
I just yawned and it happened, and it made me remember a kid I knew in grade 6 that could do it at will. So I figured it'd make an interesting YT question.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:33:15 AM EST (GMT-5)
yeah! me and my guy freinds have gleek fights during class alot
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:46:04 AM EST (GMT-5)
I don't think I've ever done it. And it's gross when others do it on purpose. Not cool.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:49:13 AM EST (GMT-5)
My Youth Pastor can, but not me.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 10:50:45 AM EST (GMT-5)
I can only do it by accident.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 10:54:14 AM EST (GMT-5)
I can do it by accident.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 11:01:06 AM EST (GMT-5)
No, I don't think so.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 11:21:28 AM EST (GMT-5)
Me and my brother used to have gleek fights. But I can't do it anymore.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:10:02 PM EST (GMT-5)
i do it by accident
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:19:12 PM EST (GMT-5)
*gleeks*

But I can't, really.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:28:13 PM EST (GMT-5)
Only on accident. Both my daughters can though...I'm jealous.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:40:06 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yep, it can be quite embarrassing actually, especially if you do it in someone's face or in public.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 5:42:34 PM EST (GMT-5)
D: That happens to me sometimes when I've just swallowed some food or I'm yawning.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 6:06:26 PM EST (GMT-5)
It happens randomly to me.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 7:58:55 PM EST (GMT-5)
It happens to me when I don't expect it.
So basically, I can only gleek by accident.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 8:05:18 PM EST (GMT-5)
I've only done it once. And it was on accident.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Tuesday 3/31/09 - 8:06:01 PM EST (GMT-5)
Yep. I discovered how to gleek on command about two years ago
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Wednesday 4/1/09 - 12:11:46 AM EST (GMT-5)
Nope never been able to
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Thursday 4/2/09 - 4:34:10 AM EST (GMT-5)
yeah! :D mine come out in little arches, almost like a rainbow. if you gleek on a paper towel or glass, you can see how it comes out. it's pretty friggin cool.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Thursday 4/2/09 - 5:06:57 AM EST (GMT-5)
No..thank god..it sounds gross
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Friday 4/3/09 - 2:51:39 AM EST (GMT-5)
Not on demand.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Saturday 4/4/09 - 9:37:35 AM EST (GMT-5)
on accident, yeah.
11 yrs ago, 9 mos ago - Saturday 4/4/09 - 10:40:29 PM EST (GMT-5)
I can! I do it to freak out my friends and family.
11 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Tuesday 5/19/09 - 3:33:49 PM EST (GMT-5)
On Tuesday 3/31/09 - 12:33:15 AM sportsgrl wrote:
yeah! me and my guy freinds have gleek fights during class alot

THAT IS F*CKING FOUL!!!
11 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Tuesday 5/19/09 - 4:50:40 PM EST (GMT-5)
That sounds gross

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