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: bedbug, bite, let
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Don't let the bedbugs bite. Wake up bright in the morning light.
In my childhood I thought a bedbug was a kind of mythological creature due to the rhyme, "Good night, sleep tight and don't let the bedbugs bite."
Suddenly parents who routinely tucked their young ones into bed with a gentle kiss and sing-song, "Good night, sleep tight, don't let the bedbugs bite" are confronting actual reality--to say nothing of inflicting potentially deep mental anguish and permanent psychic damage, the study of which is no doubt even now inspiring any number of university think tanks to prepare proposals for government grants.
"'Don't let the bedbugs bite' is no longer a thing your grandmother says to you as she gives you a kiss and tucks you in at night," he added.
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.
SLEEP tight, don't let the bedbugs bite! It's a well known saying and unfortunately bedbugs really do bite us, but they rarely cause any harm.
IT is a familiar sign-off as you head off to bed for the night: "Sleep tight, and don't let the bedbugs bite".
Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite. Unfortunately, bedbugs aren't just a part of an old swing, according to Gordon Morrison.
The film gives new meaning to the phrase, "Don't let the bedbugs bite!" Parasites have killed more humans than all of the wars in history.
-- A recent episode of insect infestation in mattresses has caused some consumers to take the expression "don't let the bedbugs bite" a little more seriously.
Then Marie puckered a kiss into the phone's receiver and said "Bye Annie, don't let the bedbugs bite.
She pulled the covers over the guitar and whispered to it, 'Goodnight sleeptight don't let the bedbugs bite.' He slept on, unaware of his new bedfellow.
"Don't let the bedbugs bite" used to be something you said to your kids before tucking them in for a good night's sleep.
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