The More You Know, the Less You Need Slash Goggles

Me: *Looks at the top picture on the right* Hah, those guys totally look like they’re about to kiss. I mean, I know I’m just reading into it, but..
Medievalist Roommate: When’s it from?
Me: Uh, 1497.
Medievalist Roommate: Oh yeah, then they totally probably just did.
Me: What?
Medievalist Roommate: Kissing was a common greeting at that time period. So yeah, good eye!