Ah, middle school dates. Walking around the mall, chaste hand-holding, sharing one straw for a supersize cup of cola. Somehow, sharing one drinking straw was what made it extra romantic. As the years have gone by, a habit of sharing straws—and the possibly germy consequences—might have stuck. Or maybe you've wisely chosen to avoid a side of mono with your milkshake.
When you're out with your friends, do you adhere to a one-drinking-straw-per-drinker rule, or do you throw germ caution to the wind and share? Take the poll! »