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Where Do Dust Mites Come From ?
« on: 11/07/2008 00:30:55 »
Dear Dustmiteoogists,


see this critter ?



He's a fetchingly handsome fellow don't ewe think ?

If I took him out on a date...HE'D be the 'looker ' !!

So...I understand , that , where dust is found...dust mites are sure to be found too !!

..but how does the dust mite know there is dust there ?..what I am really getting at is where does the dust mite come from in the first place to find the dust for it to feed on ?




Ponder this question and use all just might
Answer me this regarding Dust Mites !


quality poemage !!


Neil
Spring Cleaner








 

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« Reply #1 on: 11/07/2008 00:46:29 »
oewwwwwwwwwweeeeee! I have never seen one up close ....I'd pass on that date if I were you!!!LOL
 

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« Reply #2 on: 11/07/2008 07:30:43 »
WHere do they come from? Well, it starts with a mummy & daddy mite...
 

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« Reply #3 on: 11/07/2008 08:46:50 »
It's got hairy knuckles just like some old men. They're related to spiders dontchaknow.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 11/07/2008 22:10:31 »
A giant 1 would make a good Dr Who monster!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 12/07/2008 08:15:12 »
Yes it would!!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 12/07/2008 08:49:34 »
Now I know where they got the idea for the Brain Bug in Starship Troopers!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 12/07/2008 12:49:31 »
Now I know where they got the idea for the Brain Bug in Starship Troopers!


Great film.....Denise Richards *le sigh*
 

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« Reply #8 on: 12/07/2008 15:46:49 »
A giant 1 would make a good Dr Who monster!



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Body louse. Coloured Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of the blood-sucking human body louse,

A giant body louse would be more frightening: look at those claws.
(Shrink the Tardis to microscopic-size and place it in a tramp's vest  :) ).
Although having its mouth on the top of its head would be problematic for the actor playing the lousy role.
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