As Silly As Bees Knees, As Busy As Bees

An Astounding Assortment of Similes by Norton Juster

Publisher: Beech Tree Books

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • English literature: literary criticism,
  • English literature: texts,
  • Fiction,
  • Language Arts - General,
  • English language,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • English,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Terms and phrases,
  • Language Arts - Grammar,
  • Comparison,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Simile

Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Small (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7727286M
ISBN 100688163602
ISBN 109780688163600

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In verse that is as bright as a penny, Juster has stirred up a storm of similes, and Small has brilliantly captured them all.

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If I'd have seen the book, I wouldn't have purchased it for $. One. say they’re busy as a bee. Busy as a bee. Buzz. Now, what else do we know about bees. Hmm, my favourite – runny honey. I love honey. In fact, I think it’s the bee’s knees.

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The busy-ness of bees plays a central role in many children’s book and cartoons. So, the saying Busy as a Bee seems to make sense. But is it really true that bees are busy.

One of the earliest sources that makes reference to the phrase is Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. Written in aboutChaucer compared women to busy bees.

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5, brands of furniture, lighting, cookware, and moreK pins. The bees’ knees is an idiom that is used to describe something we like a lot. It is the very best of its kind; it is something excellent, something of very high quality. The phrase became popular in the ’s along with some other silly sounding phrases meaning essentially the same thing—the cat’s pajamas, the snake’s hips, the.

When bees flit from flower to flower the nectar sticks to their legs. The phrase "bee's knees" means sweet and good, because the knees of the bee are where all the sweet, good stuff is collected. That definition about moving around really fast is wrong. Bees are famous for being industrious, and the comparison of busy people to bees goes back to at least the 16th century.

InEnglish poet Isaac Watts used the phrase in a moral poem advising. Grandma Bee explains how important and fun the arts are. Take trips with Bambina through town, and even to Broadway, and learn how busy life is in the world of bees. Books in the Busy Bees series include: Busy Bees at Work and Play; Busy Bees on Broadway; Check out the Busy Bees theme song.

As regards how and when the bees knees started to be used as a term of approbation, the earliest clear example I can find in Google Books is this from World Wide Words gives more details of how this expression was part of a relatively short-lived frivolous slang fashion doing the rounds in s America.

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The term bees knees seems to just roll off the tongue without a lot of effort. When did this term come into use. Do we know who was the first person to use it. Sadly, no. None one knows who was the first to utter. Honey bees beat their wings times per second, creating their trademark “buzz”.

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Take ‘busy as a bee’, for example. Sometimes they’re busy, ‘The bee’s knees’ is. Bee's knees definition is - a highly admired person or thing: cat's meow.

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