- n. Plural form of cockroach.
“His career also has afforded him the opportunity to meet President Obama, fly in a blimp over New York City and have exposure to a wildlife, which Romero says "for a city boy who grew up with cockroaches is pretty unbelievable.”
“Victims of the Rwandan genocide were called "cockroaches" by its perpetrators.”
“Those who bring in cockroaches after the 1,000 are already collected receive passes to the new exhibition hall.”
“The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in 2005 that a speech Mugesera made in Rwanda in 1992 was a crime against humanity by inciting Hutus to kill Tutsis, who he referred to cockroaches and said should be exterminated”
“The NSA leakers are next, they gleefully proclaim, followed by the whole parade of nefarious, traitorous "cockroaches" -- including reporters -- who have leaked and/or published information that resulted in embarrassment to The Commander-in-Chief in this Time of War.”
“Around 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were systematically slaughtered in an organised campaign to rid the country of what the Hutu supremacist government termed the 'cockroaches' - and while genocide was pursued, the international community stood by and did nothing to stop the violence.”
““I jump out of planes, I could be covered in cockroaches, I do all sorts of things, but I just don’t like the feel of butterflies’ bodies,” she says … 8.”
“Just as the Tutsis were described as cockroaches and snakes, both Hamas and the PA have described Jews as loathsome and dangerous animals, including cockroaches, spiders, scorpions and alligators.”
“They tend to leave the palmetto bugs big, huge cockroaches in other words alone.”
“I just can't get the idea of cockroaches crawling around INSIDE of me out of my head.”
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