Friday, March 27, 2009

The Bee's Knees

Spring has sprung and here is my first bee photo of the season...

Anyone ever wonder where the phrase "bee's knees" came from? Here is a little explanation from various sources on the Internet.

A bee's "corbiculae", or pollen-baskets, are located on itstibiae (mid-segments of its legs). The phrase "the bee's knees",meaning "the height of excellence", became popular in the U.S. in the 1920s.

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