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Bed bugs can FLY

By Teri Karush Rogers | October 22, 2010 - 7:15AM

We hear there was some confusion at a NYC Department of Consumer Affairs hearing this week about whether unscrupulousness or incompetence is to blame when a bed bug extermination goes bad.  Into the latter camp falls this example from the latest issue of TimeOutNY: An article advising, among other things, bed bug paranoids to scour their sheets with a flashlight an hour before dawn (when the bugs are apparently most active) features the firsthand story of a 33-year-old opera singer who says her exterminator told her that BED BUGS CAN FLY. Yes, and they can also play Minesweeper on your iPhone, though they prefer iDracula.  (TimeOutNY)

Teri Karush Rogers

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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