How much can a koala bare ? (was: Re: [plug] VOIP)

Arie Hol arie99 at
Fri Jun 25 23:36:08 WST 2004

On 25 Jun 2004 at 23:09, Harry wrote:

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> Not weighing into the conversation for Naziness' sake but because I'm
> always interested in where these expressions come from.

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Would you happen to know the origin of the expression :

"The bees knees"

Often used to describe something which most suitably solves a problem or dilemma.

My wife would like to know where the expression came from and how it became part of our language.

Any linguists on the list ???

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