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Do earwigs get in one's ears? | Almanac.com

Do earwigs get in one's ears?

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Do earwigs get in one’s ears?
No, not generally. The name “earwig” comes from the Old English ear-wicga, which means “ear insect.” The insect was so named not because it enters the ears, however, but because its hind wings are shaped like the human ear.

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