daddy longlegs

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Synonyms for daddy longlegs

long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite

spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs

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Dr Mark Salter, from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, said "specific phobias" such as those of daddy long legs or other flying insects are an evolutionary condition or "a throwback to our earlier life".
The KDB's Daddy Long Legs program was proposed by previous KDB Chairman Lee Dong-geol to help people neglected by the government's welfare plans or companies' corporate social responsibility activities.
Best flies recently have been Small Black Dries, Hoppers, Daddy Long Legs and Fritz patterns plus Cats Whisker and Dawson's Olive.
Daddy Long Legs had a wind operation last year and ran well enough on his only subsequent start.
Daddy Long Legs lived up to his name in the UAE Derby, with the three-year-colt having enough in his stride to hold off the fast-finishing Yang Tse Kiang.
6.25 -- C O'Donoghue wins on Daddy Long Legs in the UAE Derby
AIDAN O'BRIEN's Royal Lodge winner Daddy Long Legs is among nine horses confirmed for the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster on Saturday.
THERE are 648 British species including, perhaps the most famous of all, the Daddy Long Legs (Pholcus phalangioides).
Jean Webster's 1912 epistolary novel Daddy Long Legs ends with an engagement, but the pivotal love scenes are left mostly to readers' imaginations.
London, March 27 (ANI): A new research has determined that warm summers are dramatically reducing populations of daddy long legs, which in turn is having a severe impact on the bird populations which rely on them for food.
"One of the drawbacks with having long pins is that when you dance, you look like a daddy long legs.
The best fishing method involved floating lines and dry fly patterns such as daddy long legs and heather fly patterns.
Alton, the choreographer of Anything Goes and Pal Joey for the stage and White Christmas and Daddy Long Legs for the movies, was a student of the Bolshoi dancer Mikhail Mordkin, who toured with Pavlova.