Lileks: What to make of a spitting citation in Minneapolis

  • Article by: JAMES LILEKS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 7, 2013 - 6:22 PM

A man was ticketed in Dinkytown for spitting. This is not a reprint of a story from 1901, when the paper was full of odd crime news. Horace Gunderson was arrested for harboring magpies in his breeches, that sort of thing. No, a fellow walking down the street this week whooped a loogie, and police driving past noted his high-velocity irrigation. Fine: $115.

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