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I read a book that featured a cockroach once

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Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 13 Feb 2013 23:24

it was set in Nashville, and the main character wanted to be a C & W singer, she stayed in a cheap boarding house and spotted a golden cockroach, she thought it might be a good omen...someone had accidentally sprayed it with gold paint instead of roach killer.

Did you know you can keep roaches off your bed by putting the legs in tins of petrol ( the bed legs not the roaches' legs.... still, either would work probably!) :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 13 Feb 2013 23:25

strange books you read Rose!!!!

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 13 Feb 2013 23:26

You'r flirtin with danger, young Rose :-D :-D

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 13 Feb 2013 23:27

Ann I was very keen on country music at the time :-)

Nothing new then there John :-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 13 Feb 2013 23:29

actually i think I might have to report myself for bad grammar! :-|

'I ONCE read a book that featured a cockroach'

or

'I read a book once that featured a cockroach'

perplexing!

Mersey

Mersey Report 13 Feb 2013 23:37

Dont report bad grammar Rose I would never exist lolol ;-)

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 13 Feb 2013 23:38

Just make sure you don't tread on any cockroaches. :-D
No syntax for a week ;-)

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 13 Feb 2013 23:38

be just my luck
i would have a ciggie in bed and burn the house down x

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 13 Feb 2013 23:39

only my own Mersey :-)

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 14 Feb 2013 00:42

no smoking while you are in a cockroach repelling bed!!

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 14 Feb 2013 01:02



Now c'mon Rose. Did you once read the book, read the book once, or what? It's like that Panda going into the restaurant again, isn't it!
Anyway I do wish you'd told me the thing about putting bed legs in cans of petrol, it would've come in handy when we lived in Riyadh.....the cockroaches were that big I used to send them to the kitchen to do the washing up!!! Horrid things.
Hate that crackling noise when you stamp on them :-P

LollyWithSprinklez

LollyWithSprinklez Report 14 Feb 2013 01:18

I would leave the once out all together :-D

But grammar and me don't mix too well.. lol

Cockroaches yuck!! we trapped one in a matchbox after our boss assured us that we were imagining that a cockroach could exist 11 floors up in building that was practically hermetically sealed.

Never try to squish a cockroach that knows it's life is threatened, this one produced zillions of live young...quite revolting
:-0