Fewer bees

(48 Posts)
Dawndonna Wed 03-Oct-12 14:37:16

less honey.
Yep, I am being unreasonable, but it's basics and gets on my bloody nerves.

TheVermiciousKnid Wed 03-Oct-12 18:21:18

I like less bee-age, it's got a certain ring to it. grin Or maybe less beer? Or fewer beers? confused

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A BB gun?

Nope.

Clue: Boulder Crustacean wink

How many bees are there?

OliviaPeaceAndLoveMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 04-Oct-12 00:19:12

LOVE THOSE BEES, talc grin
OP, do you think perhaps your thread might be better placed in pedants' corner?!

Dawndonna Thu 04-Oct-12 07:36:18

Olivia Happy for that to happen if you so wish. Was just being a mardy old bag when I posted!

Talc I love your bees, is there a sting in the tail?

runawaysimba Thu 04-Oct-12 07:47:31

Oh! Oh! Boulder crustaceon. Rock lobster. There are 52 bees... Gladys!!

Dawndonna Thu 04-Oct-12 08:19:16

Good grief runaway that's clever!

Talc I do hope you're a crossword compiler!

JeezyOrangePips Thu 04-Oct-12 08:30:57

Many - fewer
Much - less

You would say too many bees, not too many honey.

waterlego Thu 04-Oct-12 08:46:18

Please explain how you got from 52 bees to boulder crustacean/rock lobster? I like cryptic but I am stumped.

waterlego Thu 04-Oct-12 08:48:32

Oh....'Rock Lobster' is a song by the B52s?

waterlego Thu 04-Oct-12 08:49:26

Ahhhh.... I missed the clue too. <must pay more attention>

bumperella Thu 04-Oct-12 09:34:21

Ha! To be really pedantic, and totally off topic.... there are MORE honey bees now as there are more new beekeepers following all the "bees go man goes 5 years later" Einstein misquotes.

redwhiteandblueeyedsusan Thu 04-Oct-12 09:35:42

olivia, if it is in pedants corner, the rest of us will not be heducated, like!

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I have sent runawaysimba a spectacular prize via the medium of Personal Message, for guessing the answer correctly. Sort of.

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Dawndonna Thu 04-Oct-12 16:59:52

Brilliant, Talc
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hellymelly Thu 04-Oct-12 17:02:05

talc. You are a genius.

TheVermiciousKnid Thu 04-Oct-12 17:02:47

Are you suggesting that there are now fewer bees because they drink too much, Talc?

Bees --> Honey --> Mead.

I think that says it all.

Dawndonna Thu 04-Oct-12 18:59:06

I've really enjoyed this thread. Thank you, folks!

runawaysimba Thu 04-Oct-12 21:02:17

And a wonderful PM it was, too. Bzzzz.

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