Antedating of "bees knees" (1922)

Sam Clements sclements at NEO.RR.COM
Mon Sep 29 02:43:50 UTC 2003

Just so I do it officially, from the Appleton(WI) Post Crescent, April 28,
1922, p.17, column 4.   From a column titled "Flapper Dictionary"--

     BEES KNEES---Peachy, very nice.  Sometimes known as "The

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