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- ‘The amateur apiarist was a member of York Beekeepers' Association and became known locally as ‘Mr B the bee man’, for selling honey from his garden gate.’
- ‘Every bee larva has the potential to become a queen if properly nourished by its hivemates or an apiarist.’
- ‘Like most budding apiarists, my first concern was to avoid getting stung.’
- ‘The question is whether the apiarists should be allowed to use public land for the purpose of farming an introduced animal.’
- ‘Growers are very dependent on the skill of the apiarists, who bring along hives full of bees just at the stage when they have need of lots of pollen to feed their brood.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.