What is spit made of?

Answer Saliva, commonly referred to as spit, is a mixture of mucus, water, enzymes and electrolytes. Saliva is secreted from the salivary glands inside the mouth. Saliva lubricates and cleans the mouth, a... Read More »

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If you're drinking mescal, do you take the worm at the bottom, shake it, and yell "spit it out, spit it out"?

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Do birds spit I keep finding spit on my Rosemary & the only one around are the birds that roost above it?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUENoone is spitting on your rosemary. well, no person, that is. what you see are spittlebug masses.MEADOW SPITTLEBUG.Philaenus spumariusgreenish bugs found within spittle... Read More »

What is a spit roast?

A spit roast is a large piece of meat trussed up, with a spit (or metal stake) driven through it and roasted over an open fire.Larger AnimalsTraditionally, whole animals such as pigs, cattle, lambs... Read More »

What Is the Spit Looking Substance on My Grass?

The spit-like substance you see on your grass is actually the foam produced by the spittlebug, a member of the Cercopoidea insect family. Composed of five subfamilies, the group is made up of rough... Read More »