I have a question about the birds and the bees

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Where the heck did that saying come from? I mean, I can see rabbits, but bees?

-- Anonymous, May 06, 2002


It is in reference to the pollenation of flowers. Using as example the stamen (male, pollen sac) and pistil (female, egg bearing) reproductive organ components of flowering plants and the bee's role in delivering the pollen and fertilizing the pistil in comparison to human procreation.

-- Anonymous, May 07, 2002

So it's sort of like the reproduction therapy doctor: he takes the mail sperm and delivers it to the female egg.

Prescience in fairy tales?

-- Anonymous, May 07, 2002

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