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To give the food-catching silk an extreme workout, researchers used big cockroaches.
So, when a cockroach touches your sundae, that’s the end of the sundae.
THE DOWNSIDE OF DISGUST (EP. 448)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The earthworm, the cockroach, and the bed-bug are regarded as peculiarly disgusting, and all have a particularly offensive odour.
Captain Downs bestowed on Mayo about the same attention he would have allowed to a galley cockroach.
Alluding to the fact that the cockroach likes to eat other roaches, he said why not breed a roach that wouldn't eat anything else?
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
But when England began trading with the Orient, the cockroach grew venturesome, and began putting to sea as a stowaway.
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
Hummel placed under a bell-glass a female cockroach and a perfect egg-pouch, which had only just been abandoned by another female.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
If you knew the sort of feeling I have for him—such as you would have if you found a cockroach in your dressing-case.
THE LANDLEAGUERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
Naturalists hav also declared that the cockroach has no double teeth.

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