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2011-03-21 07:45:00

WALL, N.J., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the "red red robin comes bob-bob bobbin' along," how safe will your children be? March 20 heralds the return of spring and the increasing dangers related to tick-borne diseases. Birds and small mammals such as mice, voles, and squirrels are busily enjoying spring and bring poppyseed-sized ticks which can transmit Lyme disease into close proximity to your home. Kids want to play outside, however, so you need to find ways to protect them. The...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'