Dactylopius coccus costa.

Insect that is ground up and used as red dye in food and cosmetics.

Post date: Sunday, January 29th, 2006.

Tags: Bugs Food Products.

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  1. At 11:16 pm on March 20th, 2006, jasonspage.net > Section J » Blog Archive » SXSW 2006 Wrap-up. wrote: #

    […] The t-shirts actually went over well. For those who got one and for those who didn’t, I used two different recent blog posts from jasonspage.net to print on the back of a white t-shirt with my logo on the front. One was the infamous “BUTTOCKS WORSHIP” post. This was also the only t-shirt to be flat-out rejected (Andy Baio). The other flavor was “DACTYLOPIUS COCCUS COSTA“. This easy-to-pronounce mouthful is simply the Latin name for a tropical bug that is ground up and used as red dye in our cosmetics and foot products. Ass worship and bugs in our food and makeup. This is what I tell people when they ask me what my link blog is about. […]

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