Girls are trained very early on how to sponge. The focus is speed and efficiency. As a rite of passage are given their very own decorative plastic basins and are shown how to "sponge".
"What happen-- you not sponging tonight? It's six o'clock..."
"You know I hear dat dese nasty women from England doe sponge?"
2. Soaking device containing a wiping side and a soaking side for cleaning dishes.
2. This tuna tastes like a sponge, and not the kind of sponge that soaks up water and grime, but rather the kind that soaks up semen.