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spit

(spĭt) [AS. spittan]
1. Saliva.
2. To expectorate spittle.
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Spitting Image attracted enormous viewing figures in its 12-year run on ITV, with millions tuning in to see famous faces from the royal family to Hollywood stars being ridiculed.
The Iron Lady; and, left, the Grey Man - Spitting Image's puppets were savage in their satirical view of Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major
In the olden days of spitting Image., it became a bizarre badge of honour to be lampooned.
The 37-year-old, of Chapel Park, Newcastle, said: "I read the email and I realised that a lot of the talent from Spitting Image was involved in the project and I thought it could be a big deal.
Speaking from Sicily, where he is on holiday, he said: "I hated Thatcher's policies and was determined to do Spitting Image. The show was allowed to be harsh and confrontational because Thatcher was so harsh and confrontational.
[bar] FUNDRAISER: A selection of political puppets made for satirical television show Spitting Image raised more than pounds 7,000 when they were sold separately.
Spitting Image ran from 1984 to 1996 and after the series ended the puppets were sold off by Roger Law, who along with Peter Fluck created the hit show for ITV.
But he capitalised on it and wrote a book with a Spitting Image writer.
MUSIC veteran Van Morrison revealed he had become a father again yesterday, at the age of 64 - and said his new son was his "spitting image".
Diana is now interested in Rick, but he is the spitting image of Penny's dream boy.