A Code of Practice for the Control of Bed Bugs in Austr

The West Australian on the spread of bed bugs in Oz

September 25, 2008

A new article in The West Australian warns readers of the spread of bed bugs, citing some Australian statistics: Their numbers declined until about 10 years ago – rendering risks to travellers within Australia and many other parts of the world relatively low. But the bugs have bounced back – with a vengeance. “I’ve seen […]

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How to say (or write) “bed bug” in 30 languages

January 29, 2008

Updated 7/14/2013 How to say “bed bug” in 30 languages? I copied them all here, but WordPress couldn’t manage all the characters, so I made a screenshot. From Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary, © 2000-2006 K Dictionaries Ltd. (I added Yiddish). Bosnian and Croatian: the term is “stijenica” (stee-ye-neet-sa), according to slowpoke. Dutch: the correct modern […]

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Think you have bed bugs? Some dos and don’ts

January 20, 2007

If you think you may have bed bugs, these are the essential dos and don’ts. Make sure you also look at the photos of bed bugs (and signs of bed bugs) and photos of bed bug bites, and the FAQ on detecting whether your problem is bed bugs, or something else. If you suspect there […]

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