Wordless Wednesday – The Bee’s Knees*

* The Bee’s Knees is a phrase used to convey that something is of excellent quality. It is likely to have originated from the way that bees carry pollen in sacks on their ‘knees’ and alludes to this concentrated goodness.

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13 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – The Bee’s Knees*

  1. Tina says:

    Bees!! Gorgeous shots of happy, busy bees!

  2. susurrus says:

    I’ve never paused to think how bee’s knees might have come about. I’ll think of you next time I say it!

  3. Christina says:

    Isn’t it amazing how many bees there are in our gardens even in March. I had no idea the expression was really alluding to bees, thank you.

    • The fruit blossom is just starting here and that is when things really get going with the bees, but open crocuses are usually the first thing I really notice them on each year.

  4. shoreacres says:

    Obviously, yours all are Do-Bees, without a Don’t-Bee in the bunch!

  5. Robert says:

    Nature’s synergy!

  6. Eliza Waters says:

    The splendor of spring well illustrated!

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