dont let the bed bugs bite

Dont let the bed bugs bite is a common phrase spoken during a nightly ritual which is Good night, sleep tight, dont let the bedbugs bite. This cliche comes from the time when mattresses rested on ropes that supported the bed and when the ropes were tight, you slept better. Bedbugs would crawl around the house after dark and get into bed with people who would sleep. Dont let the bedbugs bite is another way to wish someone a good nights sleep.