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Spitting in public places should be illegal

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Spitting in public is an absolutely disgusting habit.  When I walk down the street avoiding big blobs of 'gob', I just wish there were some divine power that would turn it around mid flight and fling it back in the faces of the morons that are doing it, that might just make them think twice and it would amuse the hell out of me!

What the people that do this don't realise is there mucous could be carrying one or more of the many kinds of diseases which have made a startling re appearence, one that springs immediately to mind is TB (Tuberculosis). Spitting on the street is in fact a public health issue as well as a disgusting habit.

How would these people feel if I walked into their living room and spat on heir carpets, which in effect is what is happening when unsuspecting people walk in it and then return home to trample it around their houses!?  Then for good measure they or their children sit on the carpet and... well need I go on I think you get the picture!

Spitting in public should be illegal in this country...

Spitting in public places, a disgusting habbit In many countries (China for example), because of the disease risk and the fact it is socially unacceptable spitting in public has been made illegal...  Dare I suggest that we take the same approach here in this country, or will some bleeding heart liberal jump on me and declare it a persons human right to spit on the pavement?

By the way, I would also like to include spitting out chewing gum onto our pavements in with this gripe for all the same reasons!

By: Sop61


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Mhae

Mhae

Where's country or city that have that rules?
Mhae
9th Oct 16 10:32

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Zanni

Zanni

I don't think there are any laws about spittin but I read a while back that a council somewhere prosecuted several men for spitting in the street using anti litter laws! I suppose it was litter if they didn't take it with them....

Novel approach
Zanni
21st Jul 14 23:26

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The Old Codger

The Old Codger

Seagulls

Make a sensible remark and I may bother to answer it.

On these sorts of forums it's best to not encourage those who attack the poster rather than comment on the topic of the thread.
The Old Codger
21st Jul 14 23:22

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Seagulls

Seagulls

The Old Codger - You have answered him twice now - rather contradicting yourself old thing - just home from the rub-a-a dub hey?
Seagulls
21st Jul 14 23:15

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The Old Codger

The Old Codger

Mr E

Make a sensible remark and I may bother to answer it.

On these sorts of forums it's best to not encourage those who attack the poster rather than comment on the topic of the thread.
The Old Codger
21st Jul 14 23:10

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Fred E

Fred E

So you're worried about little kids on scooters and TB. Anything else old codger?
Fred E
21st Jul 14 23:05

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The Old Codger

The Old Codger

During the past year around 3,500 Londoners were diagnosed with TB - London has the worst infection rates of the disease in Western Europe. More strains of TB are becoming anti biotic resistant and, although there isn’t much evidence that spitting can infect someone with the disease, it’s surely worth eliminating the risk when it is, anyway, plain bad manners and a rather disgusting thing to see.
The Old Codger
21st Jul 14 22:39

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collar

collar

I have come to the conclusion, that I have no time for silly small minded people who spit on these pavements of ours with the same mouth they eat with. If one person spits on another, does that mean we will all go around doing it?
I ignore comments I recieve when I mention this now, I do not spit, well brought-up people tend not to.
People who are always commenting about having them all prosecuted and given a criminal record are small minded some say, who I expect have never even had to walk in spit before.
In my eyes they are the ones that are missing out on enjoying a clean pavement what a wonderful thing that would be - beasts the lot of 'em.
collar
16th Jun 14 17:08

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el kiwi

el kiwi

Anyone who spits in a public place should get punched in the face!
el kiwi
16th Jun 14 16:39

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ANTIFACEBOOK

ANTIFACEBOOK

It all seemed to start with football and now it should end with football
ANTIFACEBOOK
20th Apr 13 10:42

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Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa

"You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team even if the dirty beasts insist upon spitting everywhere, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer."
Frank Zappa
28th Mar 13 08:12

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GOBBING

GOBBING

IT IS DISGUSTING. WE WALK ON IT AND SPREAD IT AROUND, FOOTBALLERS ARE SOME OF THE WORST OFFENDERS.
GOBBING
21st Mar 13 09:33

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hairyfairy

hairyfairy

Iv`e never spat in the street, or at home, & if I have a phlegmy cough I just swallow it. There`s never a need to gob all over the place, & only low lifes do it to look hard. That`s just my opinion, & if "spitters" take offence at this post then that`s just too bad.
hairyfairy
19th Mar 13 16:49

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Melody

Melody

I also have Eastern Europeans living next door to me. They spit on the ground at every opportunity. It is disgusting that the men spit, but in my case, the women make a nasty sound before spitting on the ground too. When I go to work, I have to walk over spit that is scattered on the public pavement.

I am not surprised but angry that swine flu came about and TB is on the rise. At this rate, if spitting is not made illegal, then there will be more horrible diseases spreading like wild fire.
Melody
20th Nov 12 00:58

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Paigo

Paigo

I have Polish moved in next door, when they come out into their garden to smoke, they flick the cig ash into my garden and one of them regularily spits also in my garden, have warned twice but ignored.
Haven't botherd with the council, it took them 10 months to get my leaking roof repaired?
Paigo
12th May 12 11:12

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