It is what we say when we yankee-types see something gross or yucky.
To wit: Eyelash Mites.
E is also for Eyelash Mites.
Which make me go "ew".
And you will too. Once you see what they do.
But they're still good for you.
So long as you wash out your eyes
with something that won't make you cry
like a very small dab of baby shampoo.
If you'd like to learn more about these little devils - and I encourage you to do so - please check out the following link:
and here's a fun but horrifying little interactive PBS link to learn about the other things that live on the jungle known as "us":