How to Get Your Tongue Off a Frozen Pole?

Answer Many kids have actually taken the dare to lick a frozen pole and lived to tell the tale. Warm tongues stick to frozen metal very easily, but it is not so easy to come undone -- especially if you a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Get Your Tongue Off a Frozen Pole

I got my tongue stuck to a pole?

I wish it was my pole....It will take a little time for it to heal.

What is the name of the area of the North Pole where the soil is permanently frozen?

The region is called the Arctic Tundra. The permanently frozen soil is called permafrost.

Have you ever gotten your tongue stuck to frozen metal and it was really numb after?

No, but I got stuck to an ice-pop when I was younger, and it ripped bits off my tongue...not my finest moment.

How to Remove a Stuck Tongue from a Frozen Surface?

Don't lick that frozen pole! If you or someone you know (or even someone you don't) manages to get stuck in this situation, here's how to get that tongue loose.