The egg was able to hatch inside of her tongue, because of her saliva. I find it fascinating that people actually believed that you could die from it. Register a new account. The local post mistress in our post office would never lick envelopes, she said each envelope added 5 calories to your diet. Therefore, if the story were true, the hapless victim would have ended up with a mouth full of the critters rather than just one. Yeah, you've taken it a bit too far.
Who would want a roach crawling out of their tongue???
I like that you brought in your idea through a well-loved TV series. It's good to know that licking an envelope stamp won't kill you, but its still not very pleasant. If not, ask someone else. Old Contributions Fall A woman was working in a post office in California.