Bees and Honey


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Bees and Honey

In the United Kingdom, a slang term for money. The term derives from Cockney rhyming slang: honey rhymes with money. It is sometimes shortened to bees.
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Bees and honey played a major role in religious ceremonies, libations to gods, and the bee was associated with royalty and the soul of the dead.
Youd be amazed at the number of people who dont know the difference between bees and wasps, and between bumble bees and honey bees, she says.
The program is called "The Honey Files: A Bee's Life" and it makes learning about bees and honey, fun and easy.