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August 6, 2011

Not About the Flea


“To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.” -- Herman Melville

Posted by Vanderleun at August 6, 2011 8:43 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I don't know Gerard...Rats, Lice and History by Hans Zinsser has been in print since 1935. It's a (somewhat rambling but entertaining) story about the Typhus bacillus.

Posted by: Soviet of Washington at January 30, 2010 11:17 AM

What about "Dreams of My Fleather?"

Posted by: ahem at January 31, 2010 12:52 PM

Oh I dunno. A flea wrote a great autobiography.


Posted by: Joe Hooker at January 31, 2010 1:05 PM

Gregor Samsa might disagree with Melville.

Posted by: gedaliya at August 6, 2011 9:45 PM

You get one of those buggers on your thumbnail and roll the other thumbnail over them and... voila. Or you might check out IGR= Insect growth regulator. IGR is the Fix.

Posted by: hava at August 7, 2011 7:05 AM

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