Bee's Knees, The (adj). This is the polite version of "the dog's bollocks." So if you are in polite company and want to say that something was fabulous, this phrase might come in handy.
"O Whisky! soul o' plays and pranks! Accept a bardie's gratfu' thanks! When wanting thee, what tuneless cranks Are my poor verses! Thou comes-they rattle in their ranks, At ither's a-s!" Robert Burns - "Scotch Drink" 1785 View all posts by Michael