don't let the bedbugs bite

don't let the bedbugs bite

cliché Sleep soundly and well. Part of the sing-song rhyme "good night, sleep tight, don't let the bedbugs bite," usually said to a child. I'll see you in the morning, love. Don't let the bedbugs bite!
See also: bite, let
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Watch out for Eliot, they whispered over their iced 18-year-old Glenlivet and roasted quail with blood orange and Cabernet Franc reduction, and don't let the bedbugs bite.
Then Marie puckered a kiss into the phone's receiver and said "Bye Annie, don't let the bedbugs bite.
Don't let the bedbugs bite -- According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), as many as 10 percent of the general population is allergic to dust mites.
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