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hfojvt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-20-07 05:20 PM
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3. sign on Noah's ark
"Tell the cicadas to shut up"

I always called them chick-ad-ahs, gringo that I am. Sometimes people correct me with sick-aida, which I think is just sick.

But it's just not summer without the cicadas screaming overhead.
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  -Swarms of cicadas emerging in Midwest rodeodance  May-20-07 05:05 PM   #0 
  - Didn't see it at that link but found another one  karlrschneider   May-20-07 05:14 PM   #1 
  - I had one fly into my mouth while in grad school in Cincinnati. It was a horror movie  mod mom   May-20-07 05:20 PM   # 
     - We had a bible study teacher that would eat them.........  Kingshakabobo   May-20-07 05:25 PM   #6 
     - Teacher was a ninny  charlie   May-20-07 05:38 PM   #12 
        - They were real whakadoodles.  Kingshakabobo   May-20-07 05:58 PM   #14 
           - I've known a bunch, too  charlie   May-20-07 06:17 PM   #15 
     - How was it? The cicada?  MUAD_DIB   May-20-07 05:33 PM   #10 
  - We have them here in the Texas Hill Country  DUgosh   May-20-07 05:15 PM   #2 
  - sign on Noah's ark  hfojvt   May-20-07 05:20 PM   #3 
  - I love them  Annces   May-20-07 05:20 PM   #4 
  - Me too.  brer cat   May-20-07 05:26 PM   #8 
     - Here is a clip of them if you are feeling nostalgic  Annces   May-20-07 05:39 PM   #13 
        - Thanks, but we have no sound on our computer!  brer cat   May-20-07 07:00 PM   #17 
  - We have them here in the mid-west all the time  Robbien   May-20-07 05:22 PM   #5 
  - We had them a few years ago in the DC area. You can eat them you know!  Ioo   May-20-07 05:26 PM   #7 
  - Imagine if they mutated and became blood thirsty carnivores.  Swamp Rat   May-20-07 05:31 PM   #9 
  - Last time they were here in the Chicago area I camped with them.  No Surrender   May-20-07 05:35 PM   #11 
  - It's a sign!  StarryNite   May-20-07 06:21 PM   #16 
  - There are more cicada recipes than I really care to know about ...  eppur_se_muova   May-20-07 07:54 PM   #18 
  - When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest, we would sometimes  Arkansas Granny   May-20-07 08:41 PM   #19 
  - My kids and I have done that with Butterflies...  Zookeeper   May-21-07 12:40 AM   #36 
  - Have fun!  AnnieBW   May-20-07 08:45 PM   #20 
  - I thought they only came up every 7 years...  liberalnurse   May-20-07 08:48 PM   #21 
  - There are several different types.  proud2Blib   May-20-07 10:12 PM   #31 
  - I can't think of anything that would freak me out more.  smirkymonkey   May-20-07 08:59 PM   #22 
  - Here, we have Mormon crickets  IDemo   May-20-07 09:05 PM   #23 
  - We already had them here in Ohio 2 years ago.  Connie_Corleone   May-20-07 09:09 PM   #24 
  - I love cicadas!  InvisibleTouch   May-20-07 09:15 PM   #25 
  - Locusts are just so... so.... Old Testament.  Ghost in the Machine   May-20-07 10:04 PM   #28 
  - I'm 3 Cicadas Old...LOL  KharmaTrain   May-20-07 09:26 PM   #26 
  - They are wonderful fish bait. The fish in my pond love eating them.  B Calm   May-20-07 09:47 PM   #27 
  - I remember my cat bringing a live one into the house in her mouth.  Atman   May-20-07 10:07 PM   #29 
  - I hope that isn't here . . .  boobooday   May-20-07 10:08 PM   #30 
  - These are amazing beasts - I used to catch them and tie a little  spacelady   May-20-07 10:19 PM   #32 
  - I was in a 17-year cicada country one spring for an emergence  BerryBush   May-20-07 10:30 PM   #33 
  - This video is so cool!  Tinksrival   May-20-07 10:40 PM   #34 
  - Check some online recipes -  lynne   May-20-07 10:45 PM   #35 
  - I won't admit how many times I've been around for....  Zookeeper   May-21-07 12:42 AM   #37 
 

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