...or in this case...not.
Or once was, but no longer.
An ex-bee. Should be pushing up the daisies, etc.
I just had to post this, because, well...
He was the biggest dead bee I have ever found. (I use the word 'he' loosely, you understand...)
I mean -- here he is beside a penny.
He DWARFS the penny!
Is this not the biggest ex-bee you've ever seen?
Look at the size of the shadow he casts...
Big Bee, little bee -- what begins with B? <------- literary allusion, justifying post in some kind of oblique, twisted way that only the author (and perhaps her sister) might understand.
[This post is primarily directed at those of you who are regular readers of Neil Gaiman's blog, and are therefore accustomed to the odd bee-andering post. With apologies for all puns...beeg and small.]