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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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Les punaises de lit: bed bugs en français

August 6, 2007

Here’s a hearty welcome to (well, to our knowledge, anyway) the first bed bug blog en français! Out of Montréal, in fact: La Cibole de Cimex. The author is named Corinne and has had bed bugs. Deux fois. Merde! (I only get to swear in French, because Bed Bug Helloise is a proud monoglot. She […]

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