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ripov Folklore: Automatic Gestures (70* d) RE: Folklore: Automatic Gestures 04 Dec 16

I think you'll find 'tutting' originally meant spitting, as in the pub name 'Tut and Shive', ie 'spit and sawdust' It still is used by some as a gesture of disapproval (or maybe warding off evil) when they see a person of another race, although it is becoming 'normalised' as they say, by the behaviour of sportspersons.

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