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Type your answer here... Yes, a "Bessie bug" is a bug that lives in/between wet logs in a pile or something similar. You can capture two of them and rub them together and they will fight to the death. Hence the saying: "crazy as a Bessie bug". It's a very deep southern term and not everyone knows it, but it is real and I'm only 37 and have always used it.

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