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It means something along the lines of "very good, excellent, great, amazing" and coined circa 1920 as a flapper idiom. Back then they used this expression because a bee's baskets for pollen are located near its knees, so when the bee's baskets are full of pollen, they are filled with "the good stuff" of that oh-so sweet taste of honey that most of us love.

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