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A quick-start guide to honey bee antennae by Honey Bee Suite

Every few weeks a photo of a fly lands in my inbox, always accompanied by the same question: “What kind of bee is this?” The answer is simple.

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Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.

Okay, so I sometimes listen to what’s going on around me –is that bad? I don’t point at the source, so come on! You’re allowed to listen as long as you’re not hiding. 1,236 more words


For the Daily Prompt: mystery.

I took this in Arlington in 2016. What do those antennae do?


"Antennae" and other irregular plurals made regular in non-academic speech!

Another C1 item that Sonia brought up today! Sorry, but I just remembered, and I checked with this great teacher: http://grammarist.com/usage/antennae-antennas/

About its pronunciation, well… you’ll find people do what they can (including myself, of course), really, because it’s such an alien kind of ending, really! 74 more words


Harvestmen Harvesting

Like their relatives – spiders, mites, ticks and scorpions – Daddy Longlegs, or Harvestmen, have eight legs (the second, longer, pair of legs are used as antennae). 104 more words

Flower of the Day – September 5, 2017 – Dianthus

I love the ‘furry’ pistil on this Dianthus – like fuzzy antennae. :-)

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WPC: Structure - Grasshopper

‘Structure’ is the theme for this week’s photo challenge from the Daily Post. Let us look closely at structure of this grasshopper for those things that not so clearly visible to the casual observer: 115 more words