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2010-10-30 00:00:41

St. Louis is the “Spit Capital” of the World Local company collects more than 500 liters of human saliva every year St. Louis (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 Cities all over the world are known for their industry, Detroit is the “Motor City”, Pittsburgh is the “Steel City” and now St.

2009-06-29 07:30:00

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer would hardly be summer without watermelon, right? The National Watermelon Association of the US thinks so.

2009-01-07 13:05:15

An overzealous parent has been jailed for threatening an umpire overseeing a youth league softball game in suburban Chicago, authorities say. A DuPage County judge has ordered 47-year-old Michael Beck to spend five nights in jail for threatening the unidentified umpire and then spitting twice on a police officer who arrived on scene, the Chicago Sun-Times said Wednesday. The incident took place on July 13 as Beck's daughter was taking part in a softball game as part of her youth league. Upset...

2008-12-16 17:30:02

City commissioners in Sarasota, Fla., have voted to revoke a 1908 law that banned citizens from spitting on streets, sidewalks and other public places. Commissioners voted 4-1 to revoke the rarely enforced law, which lawyers had argued was being used to target lower-income people after police this month

2008-07-09 00:00:05

EAU CLAIRE, Mich. - Brian "Young Gun" Krause has out-spit his father to claim his seventh championship at the International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship. Krause's winning spit on Saturday was 56 feet, 7 1/2 inches.

2008-07-08 00:00:04

By The Associated Press EAU CLAIRE, Mich. (AP) - Brian "Young Gun" Krause has out-spit his father to claim his seventh championship at the International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship. Krause's winning spit on Saturday was 56 feet, 7 1/2 inches.

2007-12-10 06:00:00

Text of report by Claire Wanja/mongabay entitled "World's largest spitting cobra discovered in Kenya" published by Kenya Broadcasting Corporation text website on 10 December The world's largest spitting cobra has been discovered in Kenya, according to a conservation group, WildlifeDirect.

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2007-02-08 15:00:00

No spitting and get in line. That's the message Beijing city officials are trying to get across 18 months before the Olympics open in China's capital. "Everyone will be fined for spitting," read the headline in Thursday's Beijing Daily Messenger.

2006-05-05 04:33:57

BEIJING (Reuters) - Some Chinese tourists have been warned that while spitting, slurping food and jumping queues may merely disgust people at home, they are sometimes not tolerated abroad, Xinhua news agency said on Friday.


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