Buggy Sayings

By Michele Reyzer; Art by David Sheldon

Have you heard the expression, “as snug as a bug in a rug”? It’s just a funny way to describe feeling warm and cozy. See if you recognize any of the other buggy sayings pictured here. Go ahead—make a beeline for them!

A shutterbug. (Someone who likes to take photographs.)

Butterflies in your stomach. (You feel nervous.)

Mad as a hornet. (Very angry.)

A bee in your bonnet. (You can’t stop talking or thinking about something in particular.)

Don’t be a litterbug. (Don’t throw trash on the ground.)

A social butterfly. (Someone who’s friendly and likes to meet new people.)

Knee-high to a grasshopper. (A very young person.)

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