Kirk, WDJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8586-4518 (2021) Is It Honey Bee or Honeybee? Bumble Bee or Bumblebee? Who Decides the Common Names of Bees? Bee World.

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Abstract

Anyone writing in English about bees will immediately encounter the question of whether to spell the common names as one word or two. Is it “honey bee” or “honeybee”? Is it “bumble bee” or ­“bumblebee”? It is easy to be confused because both spellings are frequently encountered.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is the final published version (version of record). It was first published online via Taylor & Francis at https://doi.org/10.1080/0005772X.2021.1982315 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Life Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2021 11:02
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2021 11:04
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/10173

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