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Sunday, November 27, 2005

Blood-sucking beasts

The New York Times reports:
They're the scourge of hobo encampments and hot-sheet motels. To impressionable children everywhere, they're a snippet of nursery rhyme, an abstract foe lurking beneath the covers that emerges when mommy shuts the door at night.
And now these "blood-sucking beasts," whose kind I have battled myself in my valiant student days, are in Park Avenue, and are "spreading through New York City like a swarm of locusts on a lush field of wheat."

There's a film in this somewhere, but meanwhile, you can read about it here.
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