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On first-and-10 from their own 16, a double-handoff-then-pitch-back-to-the-QB flea flicker, Jeff Driskel found Harrison Bryant for 24 yards.
On a flea-flicker a couple plays later, left tackle Andre Smith was turned around by Watt and Steelers defensive lineman Tyson Alualu pressured up the middle.
Readers are encouraged to forgo their collections of harmful cleaning and beauty products in favor of kombucha kitchen spray, facial toner, and flea repellent, all the while wearing a custom set of homemade SCOBY earrings.
On a South Seas island, it was noticed that the flea population was increasing at an alarming rate.
And all three occur because of Yersinia pestis—a species of bacteria carried by fleas that live on rodents like ground squirrels, rats, mice and prairie dogs.
The government has mobilized resources to spray schools and other public places to fight fleas and rodents and curb the spread of infection.
Lion opens in 1986 and introduces us to five-year-old Saroo, a wisp of a boy (played with heart-swelling cuteness by little Sunny Pawar), looks like the tiniest flea hopping through dusty Khandwa, India alongside his brother.
But outbreaks can erupt between September to November, with seasonal shifts in rat and flea populations.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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