A “nit” is the egg of head lice.
Oh man, I am gonna have to throw out the tapioca pudding I was about to eat. Thanks man!
\ ThankQ, cboldt. And since we are in learning and sharing mode, I must ask the group another question. One that has been a puzzlement to me my entire life.
Are "head lice" and "crabs" the same creature? Even though they are known to occupy entirely different regions?