Our friends across the Atlantic pond seem to have the same ambivalence we do toward the practice. Well thankfully some of these confused nurses do want to find out and when they do they are so surprised to hear the truth. Your analysis is the proof in the pudding that there is a story in everything, if only we choose to look, and that there are some things out there we will never know the reason for. Somebody two thousand years older than the rest of us, chewing and spitting, just like us. There is the symbolic spitting over the left shoulder 3 times if one wakes from a nightmare to keep Jinn away. There definitely should be some sort of crash course to Saudi culture before the employees start working with Saudi patients to help them understand one another better. I play string instruments because I couldn't bare having a spit valve like a flute or something you put your mouth on.
An underappreciated body fluid is emerging as a powerful tool for research, medical diagnosis and health. Now as an adult I still think spitting is gross, but I will do it in special circumstances. So even if one believes in something untrue it is possible it might have an impact. But maybe I saw a bit of the appeal for people who do like to spit. Glad you found this a darn good read. Especially The Symbolism of Spitting section.
My husband hasn't been much help, unfortunately. I cannot get my son to stop, although I've told him it is disgusting and that girls don't like it. Well, I'm off to walk the dog. On a related note, Trish, when I read your comment about your co-worker and her ummm. Spit, purely speaking, is saliva. In fact, I am pretty sure this will extend my life somewhat because it can get really dangerous to have that gunk fester in your body- especially in the elderly- next thing you know you are in the hospital- and then you may catch a hospital or nosocomial infection that is unresponsive to most antibiotics.
By the way, does anyone have any ideas on how to convince an eight year old boy to stop spitting? Well I just had to read this one; evidently quite a few other people felt the same. I haven't seen many females spit. Anyway, thank you for the information. Unfortunately, there seems to be no universally accepted reason for guys spitting. Without lowering the tone of this blog, you cannot tell me that the anti females do not indulge in spitting in certain private moments behind closed doors so to speak! Again: There is no need if you don't want to.
After reading Quran al Karim one blew the air and the words of Allah al might are blown for health. Does spitting belong to guys only, or is it a behavior that belongs to both sexes? Believe it or not this is an actual question I get asked every once in a while. All I can think of is that, hey, what if I stepped in your spit on my way into my home? In fact, if a spitting man comes near my car, I'll honk and tell him he doesn't need to do that so openly near my car, or in front of other people, or where others are about to walk, because it is terribly disgusting and dirty. There have been various studies on the link between prayer and healing. However, I don't know what made me come here but I'm so glad I did.
Or maybe he just caught a fly in his mouth or something and had to spit. McCarl, women in general are less territorial than men; women don't have a tendency to hang out on street corners and posture with their spittle. Spitting can represent hatred and anger as well, and in this sense it is akin to cursing at or casting spells upon a person or object, just as it was deliberately intended by the ancient Egyptians and many cultures that followed. Camels can fling enough of their partially digested food to cover the upper half of your body. We use it to lubricate and digest our food and fight off bacteria that causes and.
Well, I am a guy and I am grossed out by it. I have seen some guys spitting and I wonder why? Even today, some who are superstitious believe you can rid yourself of bad luck by spitting three times after waking up from a bad dream. In fact, if you specifically enjoy being spat on, then — lucky you — there's a psychological reason behind why that's so. Believe me I have seen all cases in Finland and other countries as well. I hope the only reasons felt comfortable doing it because I was in a dirty barn, and had a legitimate need to clean my mouth out. When is spitting acceptable or understandable, and when is it not? There is absolutely no need for you to spit on me while we are having intercourse, and, honestly, the spitting causes more problems than anything else.
Just saying, from my own observations according to how I was raised, spitting in the sight of others is a sign of contempt. Thanks so much for adding interest to this Hub with your comment. As detailed in a recent paper by Granger and his team, the answer may be swimming in spit. I tend to agree with you, Lena, about the Y chromosome. Thank you for the interesting comment. In fact, if you specifically enjoy being spat on, then — lucky you — there's a psychological reason behind why that's so.