Seriously, is there a name for the disorder whereby people think everything with wings is a honeybee?
Not so far as I know, but there *should* be…
Melliferimania, from *Apis mellifera*?
How does someone mistake that for a honeybee anyway?
I think it’s called “journalism”. Affected subjects also think everything used in construction is a bulldozer.
THE STUPID IT BURNS
Looks like this post helped find a cure. The New York Times changed their picture as of 7:41pm with a quick apology for the taxonomic mistake.
They changed it from “getting nectar” to “nectaring.” Is that even a real word?
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