Cultural Phenomena (16/29)

Ein Mann mit Krawatte und Hut spuckt in die Kamera.

Until the late Middle Ages, spitting was the norm. People spat uninhibitedly, outdoors, indoors, and even at the table. Only when books about morals and manners came along, did spitting become a no-no in Europe. It is still very common in China. They say it frees you of sluggishness.