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  • The shows title ephemeroptera also refers to the short life span of the adult mayfly, which only lasts from thirty minutes to one day depending on the species.

    A. Moret: LAX to Charles de Gaulle

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  • Love. Want. Am.

    March 4, 2009

  • According to a play my high school put on a few years ago in which two mayflies have a decidedly brief tryst (it's a bit hazy now), it's about 24 hours. Yeah, I guess I went to a pretty wacky school.

    February 20, 2007

  • The poetic ephemeral means lasting for a short time, and the mayfly has a very short life span, thus the connection.

    February 20, 2007

  • What a beautifully expressive word for a mayfly.

    February 20, 2007