Idiom: Put a bug in your ear
Idiom Definitions for ‘Put a bug in your ear’
If you put a bug in someone’s ear, you give him or her a reminder or suggestion relating to a future event.
Let me tell you that having a bug in your ear reminds you that you have a bug in your ear. If you have to have a bug in your ear, a winged bug is the way to go. Periodicity.
Winged bugs bat their wings periodically.
Alas. I had a winged bug in my ear.
Ah. In retrospect, I remember knowing about sound– why the beating of the wings sounded like it was inside my head. It’s because of the way the alimentary canal is structured.
Thank the Good Lord Almightly that I have taught my child’en well. They flushed my ear with cold water and LOOK! There it went.
This was one one the most bizarre sensory experiences I’ve ever had– and I grew up in the 70s.
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