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Alluding to a biblical passage in the Old Testament book of Joel, Jakes said 2009 had been a year when cankerworms, palmerworms and locusts had eaten into people's resources, retirements and homes.
Christian Today 2009
Did they lend thee their rake, Tib, that thou hast raked up a couple of green Forest palmerworms, or be they the sons of the man in the moon, raked out and all astray? "
The Armourer's Prentices Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862