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The complicated microstructures that create the mirrors might, for instance, reduce the danger of cracks or fungal cooties.Mirror beetles’ shiny bodies may not act as camouflage after all|Susan Milius|March 9, 2022|Science News
Can you instruct someone how to make an origami ‘cootie catcher’ with just words?Can You Answer These 10 Oddball Job Interview Questions Asked at America’s Top Tech Companies?|Brian Ries|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
About a year later, I wrote another piece for Slate with the headline, “ The Cootie Factor.”
They found that the underwear was indeed death to the cootie.
There I made my first acquaintance with the now justly famous "cootie."Average Americans|Theodore Roosevelt
The tale is even told of cootie fights during long, rainy winter evenings which must be spent indoors.Down the Mother Lode|Vivia Hemphill
A woman of Iowa invented cootie-proof underclothing by impregnating underwear with vermin-destroying chemicals.
This was probably so there would be no chance of a stray cootie getting into our new outfit.In the Flash Ranging Service|Edward Alva Trueblood