Besides the fact that I know of at least one current national tabloid editor (and many Canary Wharf executives) who has enjoyed a toot in my presence, it's the point that his readers are doing it that is bothering me.
On hearing a toot from the regimental trumpeter, they sank their teeth into the rear ends of the men in front.
Perhaps if every motorist gave a sharp toot of the horn at every bump, this might encourage a movement from the over-indulged Burley residents to get the road straightened out again, to the benefit of the damaged majority.
he still likes a toot
As I drew level, I gave a friendly toot on the horn.
As the lion and I depart the chamber I hear a tuneless toot of the whistle and the magical whoosh of the cloud of numbers.
He looked up at me, eyes dilated further (which I thought would be impossible), ‘Would you like a toot ?’
you won't have me to supply you with free toot
Finally, with a toot of its horn, the car reached them.
She's clearly a hit with drivers as well, with a series of cars giving a cheery toot of the horn as they pass, while others stop to put some money in her collecting tin.