Sleep Tight

It has been calculated that if your pillow is six years old (which is the average age for a pillow), one-tenth of its weight will be made up of sloughed skin, living and dead mites, and mite dung. – Bill Bryon, A Short History of Private Life (Review)

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5 Responses to Sleep Tight

  1. Kim Chee says:

    Thanks for this. It cost me a trip to Bed Bath and Beyond.

  2. Missing Lincoln says:

    Mite dung. Might not. Who knows?

    Sounds like propaganda from the goose-down lobby.

  3. * Rim Shot * says:

    What’s brown and sounds like a bell?

    Dung!

  4. sharpshooter says:

    Squatty,
    you need a CSI’s electronic microscope to see mite’s dung, don’t you?

  5. Mighty Mite says:

    Ever hear of me? I’m a might bigger than the rest.

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