Words to Know: Bee's Knees. Noun. A highly admired person or thing. The height of excellence

Words to Know: Bee’s Knees

Have you ever heard the expression “bee’s knees”? The first time I heard it, I thought it was just about the cutest phrase ever. But I’ve always wondered where it came from. Turns out, “Bee’s Knees” didn’t always express affection or admiration. According to the […]

Where in the world is Timbuktu?

Where is Timbuktu?

How often have you heard someone mention Timbuktu when referring to someplace very, very, VERY far away or difficult to get to? Right, me too. Problem is, while I do know it’s a real place, I never quite know where exactly it is. Only that it’s […]