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Started by: dostaf (inactive)

Another suggestion for the origin of the earwig name is the combination of two Anglo Saxon words, "eard" meaning native soil, and 'wicga' meaning beetle or insect.

From ear

I think I'll claim the term as a Wiganism.

I'm sure Tonker will be happy to help with confirmation.

Replied: 16th Mar 2012 at 14:50

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