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Question of the week


What is the image above? Bees around a hive or flies around bullshit?

It's one of the GoogleApps for Education emoticon choices in e-mail. A student asked me what it was (with a sly grin.)

I went for beehive, but personally, that's not how I would use it.

But then I'm a long time fan of the term bullshit anyway.


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Reader Comments (5)

Well Doug - I would agree with the beehive theory if the hive (or pile) was a bit more symmetrical. As it is, the hive (pile) sure seems to have that un-engineered, organic quality that only a big old pile of bullshit can exhibit...

February 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLenb

Indeed, Doug, the objects buzzing around the "hive" are in no wise similar to bees in their flight patterns. And the "hive" appears awkwardly upside down in its orientation. It can only be one thing. If it tastes like bullshit, smells like bullshit, and looks like bullshit, it's a good thing we didn't step in it.

February 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTodd Wandio

Definitely doo doo.

February 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNancy Kahrimanis

I'd say "No Shit" - but I think it really is. Just not sure whether it is bull or not.....

February 17, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJacquie Henry

Well, poop!


February 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDoug Johnson

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