Overview It some cultures it is acceptable to spit. Spitting contains saliva which can transmit diseases that are carried in droplets or in air. Why learn spitting etiquette? Some diseases can be transmitted from one person to another in droplets of saliva or mucous or in the air.
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Qatar is just a little spit of land that looks like a polyp on edge of Saudi Arabia. So he and his partner, Zack Simpson, did what they do so well: started spit -balling some game theory around politics. I breathed sloppily through my mouth, hung my head between my legs, and spit every so often. Forgive my candor, though such is my wont, but much like that moose on a spit , Bernie is dead. Many gallants 'took' their tobacco in the lords room over the stage, and went out to Saint Paul's to spit there privately.
The past tense and past participle spit is an older form, but remains the more common form used by speakers in North America, and is also used often enough by speakers of British and Commonwealth English to be listed as an alternative form by the Collins English Dictionary and Oxford Dictionaries. A non-standard past participle form is spitten. From Middle Dutch spit. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.