Varieties of English

Woman allegedly shoves bystanders, rips wiper off taxi in huge dummy spit

NEWS.com.au  – ‎1 hour ago‎
A WOMAN has been charged after having a huge dummy spit, allegedly shoving and punching bystanders, then snapping off a taxi windscreen wiper.

I like that, “a dummy spit.” Equal perhaps to throwing the toys out of the pram, but more descriptive perhaps.

12 thoughts on “Varieties of English”

  1. “Dummy spit” sounds like a sexual practice involving a sex doll or perhaps a wall-mounted dildo.

  2. “Dummy spit” sounds like a sexual practice involving a sex doll or perhaps a wall-mounted dildo.

    You’re a wrong ‘un…

  3. Before I even saw the link address, I thought: ‘Must be ‘Straya..’

    They are refreshingly down to earth with their journalism.

  4. Ha, I had trouble working out what was wrong with that. That’s given away my nationality hasn’t it?

  5. I like the way the article keeps saying ‘allegedly’ when there is video of her and she made a public and detailed apology.

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