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 n.— «The Boston terrier-pug mix, a combination affectionately known as a “bug,” was a recent arrival at the Moncton SPCA.» —“Who’s stealing Moncton’s dogs?” by Oliver Moore Globe and Mail (Toronto, Canada) July 15, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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