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Why the city that never sleeps.....never sleeps

by JP Bill / January 24, 2006 11:12 PM PST
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Mick Jagger told us this years ago....
by EdH / January 24, 2006 11:25 PM PST

Shattered

...To live in this town you must be tough, tough, tough, tough, tough!
You got rats on the west side
Bed bugs uptown
What a mess this town?s in tatters...

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(NT) (NT) Letterman makes fun of the number of rats.
by JP Bill / January 24, 2006 11:35 PM PST
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HE is a funny man
by Bi0-Hazard / January 25, 2006 1:48 AM PST

He is better than that rat Leno.

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Blogs are very reliable ,NOT, websites!
by gearup / January 25, 2006 3:34 AM PST

Anyone who believes them is either naive or mentally deprived.or,a pretentious troller!

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Perhaps you would like it better
by Diana Forum moderator / January 25, 2006 5:44 AM PST
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How is that taunting and baiting?
by Diana Forum moderator / January 25, 2006 6:36 AM PST

Having lived in NYC, I think it's funny.

I remember a native telling me about tearing down a building the the vermin coming out of the building in waves. Another one was telling about his adventures as a telephone installer. The roaches would live in the phone boxes on the wall. The little old ladies would carry a can of Raid to the garbage shoot.

You put that many people in that small a space, you're going to have a bug and small critter problem.

Diana

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Err.....Diana....
by John Robie / January 25, 2006 6:51 AM PST

the article is not being 'tauting and baiting'.

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What jumped out at me (pun intended)
by Angeline Booher / January 25, 2006 8:31 AM PST
Bedbugs are back, and they?re not just rearing their rust-colored heads in New York City. Experts say they?re spreading to other states and countries.

Bed bugs were not that uncommon when I was a youngster.

If they are indeed spreading, we'll be hearing lots more about them.

Angeline
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Yep,
by John Robie / January 25, 2006 8:49 AM PST

I recall when quite small of relatives talking about Bed Bugs. In those days (the '30s') some would make mattresses from the moss of southern old spanish oak trees. I believe they boiled the grey moss in a large outdoor cast iron pot, the same one used for heating water outdoors for clothes washing. The moss would turn black and they hung it out to dry on clothes lines.

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Yes, and I remember
by Rolway / January 25, 2006 8:53 AM PST

that old saying as a kid when going to bed at night. ''Sleep tight, don't let the Bed Bugs bite'' Funny, I don't remember any Bed Bugs though.

George

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I have never
by Glenda / January 25, 2006 8:55 AM PST
In reply to: Yes, and I remember

heard any of my family having bed bugs. I never saw any when I was kid either, Just lucky I guess

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(NT) (NT) bin laden attack? :)
by Dragon / January 25, 2006 9:20 AM PST
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Yep....same thought....maybe a letter bomb
by Steven Haninger / January 25, 2006 9:33 AM PST

They've deployed their own home grown WMD.

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