earwig earwig

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen

Usage(s):

  1. And yetand yet And yet the earwig that entered many a Senatorial ear with Senator Harding's nomination in 1920, was a most irresistible earwig.
  2. His mother was an earwig, His father was a whale I want to put a little bit of salt on his tail.

News

  • Are Earwigs Damaging to My Garden Plants?

    Earwigs are common garden pests in northern Utah. They chew into buds, leaves, flowers and fruits of many plants, including tree and cane fruits, vegetables and ornamentals.
    on August 27, 2013     Source: Sun Advocate

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Quotes

  • "When I heard 'Pixar' and 'Brad Bird directing,' I could have played an earwig on a corpse and I would have been as excited," Oswalt said during a recent stop in Salt Lake City to promote the movie.
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Patton Oswalt Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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