Bees are busy and they buzz.
Bees have little B shaped bodies.
But why “bee” and not just “b”?
B is for Benjamin Franklin who wanted to change the alphabet. He wanted a phonetic alphabet where we could spell every word exactly the way we say it. But not “bee”, bee was still b-e-e. Benjamin!
ME: I remain your dear friend.
Benjamin: yi remeen iur diir frind.
We don’t all say the same word the same way. I don’t say “remeen”, I say “reMAYn.”
And while bees may be busy, most people are not.
We are pretty lazy, much too lazy too learn to read and write in a new alphabet. 😉
B is also for: