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Grasshoppers Not Stopped By Noise Pollution
2012-11-14 12:13:09

Scientists at the University of Bielefeld in Germany have found that male grasshoppers also try to stand out by altering their mating song when surrounded by a noisy urban environment.

2009-07-10 00:07:46

A woman with two cages full of grasshoppers was put off a bus in China because other passengers could not stand the large insects' serenade, the driver said. In the incident -- reported Monday in Wuhan, the capital of China's central Hubei province -- the bus driver had to listen not only to the grasshoppers'


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.