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To give the food-catching silk an extreme workout, researchers used big cockroaches.How a tiny spider uses silk to lift prey 50 times its own weight|Susan Milius|February 3, 2021|Science News
So, when a cockroach touches your sundae, that’s the end of the sundae.
She suffered no more beatings—just solitary confinement in an underground cell always dark and dank and cockroach-infested.Escaping Assad’s Rape Prisons: A Survivor Tells Her Story|Jamie Dettmer|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was also full of s--t, a coach scrambling like a cockroach.Syracuse Coach's Boneheaded Defense of Assistant Accused of Sexual Abuse|Buzz Bissinger|November 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Cockroach begins with a failed suicide attempt by the protagonist.
It has been, for Dobbs, a Kafka-like metamorphosis from WASPy establishmentarian to angry-populist cockroach.
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
The earthworm, the cockroach, and the bed-bug are regarded as peculiarly disgusting, and all have a particularly offensive odour.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll
Captain Downs bestowed on Mayo about the same attention he would have allowed to a galley cockroach.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
Alluding to the fact that the cockroach likes to eat other roaches, he said why not breed a roach that wouldn't eat anything else?
But when England began trading with the Orient, the cockroach grew venturesome, and began putting to sea as a stowaway.