[LMB] More on butter bugs

Anke Wehner anke.wehner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 16:04:59 GMT 2010

On 1 November 2010 16:07,  <CatMtn at aol.com> wrote:
> I have a question--butter bugs eat earth descended vegetation,  apparently
> even chipped wood.  What is keeping the Vorkosigan-liveried  butter bugs
> from devouring the beams, joists, and even the paneling of  Vorkosigan House?

*casts around for justification* Maybe they can't get their mandibles
around that stuff? WoodCHIPS work because they're smaller.

> For that matter, how about any cotton upholstery or  decorating fabrics,
> wallpaper, books, clothing, and other things made of  wood, wood pulp, or other
> vegetable materials?

I got nothing.


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