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  • ...I felt as if a mysterious supernatural thing was massaging me all over: first like the crawl of cheesemites on the derm, next the technique of pinching and kneading the skin, and I felt hellishly ticklish!

    - G.V. Desani, All About H. Hatterr (1945), p. 84 of NYRB 2008 edition

    December 31, 2008

  • Great word!

    December 31, 2008

  • Is this pronounced like Yosemite, or like vegemite?

    December 31, 2008

  • Ha ha! Cheesemite, the more precipitous North American version of Wensley Dale.

    December 31, 2008

  • Let's get dontcry to try some on her husband and find out for us.

    December 31, 2008

  • Anyone else thinking of the femmage discussion right now?

    January 3, 2009

  • Also listed as cheese mite.

    May 8, 2009