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I almost drank a bug
« on: September 23, 2009, 04:59:27 PM »
I've been drinking water out of this soda cup all day, the kind they give you when you get a Coke with your lunch.  You know, I finished the Diet Coke and kept refilling it with water all day from this big just of filtered water I carry with me each day.  When I got to the end of the water jug, I took the lid off the cup to throw it away, and I found this:



How I managed to re-fill the cup 6-8 times without noticing the bug, I do not know.



Worse yet, this bug was still alive and trying to climb up the side of the cup.  How is this possible?  How much bug excreta did I ingest during the day?  Is it possible the bug was in my water jug, rather than in the cup?  I feel sorry for the little dude having to tread water all day, whether he lived in the cup or in the jug.

I feel this is very gross but not as gross as if I had swallowed the bug.
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Re: I almost drank a bug
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2009, 06:12:08 PM »
Looks like a little shield bug.
They can fly, so might have landed there later than you think.
They are tough :)
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Re: I almost drank a bug
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2009, 11:53:07 PM »
When I was a kid we had blackberry bushes in the woods near the house.  I used to pick buckets of them ... but I ate them as soon as picked them so I never had any to bring home.  Every once in a while I'd get one with a spider or some other bug on it.  I'd know, because they'd sting my tongue.



Made me wonder how many other bugs there were on those berries that didn't have stingers.  :-\
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Re: I almost drank a bug
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2009, 05:49:48 PM »
That's a scary bug  :o

Maybe there were 2 and you drank the other.

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Re: I almost drank a bug
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2009, 12:43:58 PM »
no sweat, griff. bug shit is an excellent anti-oxidant, a good aphrodisiac and a recommended cholesterol killer.
all the best and God bless
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Re: I almost drank a bug
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2009, 11:47:01 AM »
Well, you'd better start shoveling 'em in then, Jim!  ;) ;D

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