from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tadpole.


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  • The giant water beetle, also known as a toe-biter, practically defies description; as one writer enthused after his first time eating them, "There is simply nothing in the annals of our culture to which I can direct your attention that would hint at the nature of its flavor."

    Daniella Martin: What Do Bugs Taste Like, Anyway?


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  • Watching the contortionists finals was a real toe-biter

    June 15, 2009

  • Double eeew.

    June 6, 2009

  • When it takes a bite does it like jam on it?

    June 5, 2009

  • Eeew.

    June 5, 2009

  • Lethocerus americanus. A folksy account of one is here.

    June 5, 2009