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Re: Good bee/bad bee

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Good bee/bad bee
  • From: "Mike McGrath" MikeMcG@PTD.net
  • Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 12:06:31 -0400

Well, the first expansion is that those nasty actors--that look a lot like
honey bees--are WASPS, not bees.
    The vast majority of so-called 'bee stings' are, in fact, caused by these
VERY aggressive wasps.
  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Adam36055@aol.com
  To: MikeMcG@PTD.net ; williamhohauser@earthlink.net ;
  Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2006 11:59 AM
  Subject: Re: [cg] Good bee/bad bee

  This is interesting to me too, because a lot of the "volunteers," bee-wise
I've seen in Manhattan have usually been "yellow jackets" hovering near
garbage cans or suddenly descending on a kid's Popsicle.

  Please share your sources, this is fascinating.
  Thanking you in advance, looking forward to expanding my etymological

  Adam Honigman
  Hell's Kitchen, NYC

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