“Bedbugs” vs. “Bed Bugs,” and brother vs. brother

March 3, 2013

Alex Wild’s Myrmecos blog has a new post engaging with the age-old question: Is “Bedbugs” one word or two? and finds that internet searchers and printed matter — books, at least — don’t agree: According to Google’s ngram viewer, a measure of word frequency in scanned books, ‘bedbugs’ as a single word is used far more frequently…. […]

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Bed bugs in Google’s New York City offices

September 3, 2010

Business Insider broke the story last night that Google’s New York City offices have bed bugs. Wall Street Journal’s Metropolis blog reports that: A spokeswoman for Google confirmed Friday that bedbugs had found their way into the search-engine giant’s sprawling space in Chelsea. ‘Like several other businesses in New York City, we’ve discovered bedbugs in […]

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