Recent Examples of lightning bug from the Web
Over 2,000 species of lightning bug sparkle and flicker on this Earth, with more than 125 species living in the United States.
To borrow a phrase from Mark Twain, the difference between the two renditions is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
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First Known Use of lightning bug
LIGHTNING BUG Defined for Kids
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