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Look up the bee's knees in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The Bee's Knees may refer to: Bee knees, the part of the tibia on the hind legs of the four related lineages of apid bees that for...

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A old term that means cool. ... The phrase "bee's knees" means sweet and good, because the knees of the bee are where all the sweet, good stuff is collected.

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This is from the soon to be deleted page from wikipedia. The bee's knees is an English slang phrase. The Oxford English Dictionary records the expression ...

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Define bee's knees: a highly admired person or thing : cat's meow.

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Nov 2, 2011 ... So the phrase "the bee's knees" approximately means "it's fantastic" (my ... expression was part of a relatively short-lived frivolous slang fashion ...

Slang of the 1920


Berries - That which is attractive or pleasing; similar to bee's knees, As in "It's the ... Bird - general term for a man or woman, sometimes meaning "odd," i.e. "What ...

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Sep 12, 2009 ... When you refer to something as 'the bee's knees', it means that it is of excellent or very high quality. The origin of this expression is largely ...

What is the origin of the phrase 'the bee's knees'? - Future Perfect


Ever wondered why we say this most odd expression: the bee's knees? ... The expression 'the be-all and [the] end-all', meaning chiefly 'the central or most ...

bee's knees, the - The Online Slang Dictionary


Mar 12, 1999 ... This Slang page is designed to explain what the meaning of bee's knees, the is. The slang word / phrase / acronym bee's knees, the means.

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I've long been puzzled why, to this day, the bee's knees expression has ... a comic corruption of "business", as in the English phrase "it's the business", meaning that ... Tad also apparently coined the term 'hot dog' but there are many historians ...

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The bee's knees - meaning and origin. - The Phrase Finder


The bee's knees - the meaning and origin of this saying. ... from the May 5th 1914 edition of the Fort Wayne Sentinel uses the term in exactly the same way:.

What is the origin of the phrase 'the bee's knees'? - Oxford Dictionaries


... collection of American slang expressions were coined with the meaning 'an ... The switch in meaning for the bee's knees probably emerged because it was so ...

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Feb 20, 1999 ... Q From Snev Stevens and T Senthilnathan: The bee's knees informally means the best, the most desirable. How did the saying originate?