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lightning bug:

see fireflyfirefly
or lightning bug,
small, luminescent, carnivorous beetle of the family Lampyridae. Fireflies are well represented in temperate regions, although the majority of species are tropical and subtropical.
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"It's the lightning bugs! You have to see them!" they cried.
Sometimes it happens that when we are talking about lightning, clients are focused on lightning bugs. There are occasions when clients tire of a fiduciary's critical role and responsibility to remind them of their goals and the collective strategies crafted to help achieve those goals.
Mark Twain once said, "The difference between similar words and the right words is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug." In sales, your choice of words can make the difference between getting the sale--or at least, getting closer to the sale--and having no opportunity at all.
"Lightning Bug'' is free for Android phones and tablets and gives you seven sounds to start with, though we're not sure who would choose sirens or car horns to induce sleep.
The Model 147 jet-powered Ryan drones that SAC would operate were now given a new code name "Lightning Bug," most likely because they were relatively small and fast, flying at speeds of 420 knots at altitude.
Lightning Bug - Sleep Clock A hot favourite on Google Play, this app lulls you to sleep through nearly 200 exclusive samples of relaxing sounds and white noise soundtracks.
Mark Twain once said, "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug."
They quoted Mark Twain, even before my family moved to the banks of the Mississippi River, on the difference between the right word and the wrong word being akin to the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
The first American UAV, the jet-powered Lightning Bug of the 1960s, cost enormous amounts of money and delivered mediocre results.
His letter in 1888 about the right word and the almost right one was "the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning."
I understand (although cannot identify with) that the human equivalent of being a lightning bug shaken in a jar is fun for some people.