Sep 10, · urban legend – cockroach envelope and tacockroach bell This is a story that I heard my sisters talking about when I was a kid, back around when this “event” happened. According to the tale, a woman working at a post office cut her tongue on an envelope and complained of swelling and pain in her mouth a few days later. . Urban Legend Disproved; Licking Envelopes Still Not Recommended Actually, so do cockroaches- they lay their eggs in batches of and store the them in larger cases. The cases are almost the size of a dried kidney bean (give or take) so hopefully somebody would notice that before slobbering their envelope shut. In any event, this . The Woman Who Got Cockroaches In Her Mouth From Licking an Envelope-Fiction! Summary of eRumor:: A California woman who worked in a post office decided one day that she would lick some envelopes instead of using a moist sponge for that purpose. In the process, she accidentally cut her tongue. Later, she noticed a.