46 Bee Puns Worth Buzzing About

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Did you know that bee puns are good for your health? It’s true: They give you a dose of vitamin Bee! OK, we’re pollen your leg. But if you like bees, honey, or laughing at bad jokes, we’ve got the ultimate list of puns to make you chuckle. If your sense of humor extends to the farmyard, then you should also check out our pig puns. Or maybe this kind of humor rolls off you like water off a duck’s back? Yep, we’ve got duck jokes, too, and so much more. Even if you think you’ve heard them all, you can still be mooved to laughter by a cow joke or two. Lend us an ear and we’ll make you smile. And what are bee puns with an ear? Bear puns, of course! OK, but back to the hive. These bee puns will sting you right in the funny bone.

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Bee jokes

1. What’s black and yellow and flies at 30,000 feet?

A bee on an airplane.

2. What buzzes, is black and yellow, and goes along the bottom of the sea?

A bee in a submarine.

3. What do you call a bee that can’t quit talking?


4. What is small, black and yellow, and drops things?

A fumble bee.

5. What do bees chew?

Bumble gum!

6. What do you call a bee with messy hair?

A Frizz-bee.

7. What goes zzub-zubb when it travels?

A bee flying backwards.

8. What do unionized bees ask for?

More honey and shorter working flowers.

9. If there’s a bee in my hand, what’s in my eye?

Beauty. Beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder.

10. What does a bee use to style her hair?

Her honey comb, of course.

11. What would bears be without bees?

Just ears.

12. What is a swarm of really small queen bees called?

The royal wee.

13. Why did the bee go to the dermatologist?

It had hives.

14. What music do bees like? Bee-bop, Bee-thoven, Bee-yoncé, The Bee-tles, Bee-stie Boys, Cros-bee, Stills, Nash & Young, or Justin Bee-ber?

They like Sting.

15. Why was the bee so hard to understand?

It was a mumble bee.

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Honey puns

16. A bee’s favorite sport is rug-bee.

17. That pretentious wasp is just plain snob-bee!

18. What do bees like with their sushi?


19. What do you get when you cross a doorbell and a bee?

A hum-dinger!

20. When do bees get married?

When they’ve found their honey!

21. Where do worker bees go on vacation?


22. As soon as the bees were finished making their hive, they threw a big house-swarming party.

23. A wasp is nothing more than a wanna-bee.

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24. No one at the party wanted to hear that bee talk about himself, but he just kept droning on.

25. What does the professor bee say when a student asks a question about the course?

It’s on the sylla-buzz.

26. Remember, if you offend an audience of beekeepers, you may hear some veiled threats.

27. What’s a bee’s favorite flower?

A bee-gonia.

28. What did the businesswoman say?

We’re in bees-ness now!

29. A combination of a bumblebee and a race dog will give you a Greyhound Buzz.

30. What do you call a bee that lives in America?


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Pollen puns

31. What do you call a bee that’s returned from the dead?

A zom-bee.

32. Which bee gives you a second chance?

The Plan Bee.

33. What do you call a bee that doesn’t cost anything?

A free-bee.

34. What do you call a bee that works for the government?

A pollentician.

35. Who’s a bee’s favorite painter?

Pablo Bee-casso.

36. Little bees take the school buzz to get to school.

37. When a bee writes a sonnet, it waxes poetic.

38. What’s the one thing bees never forget to bring to the beach?


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39. What do you call a bee that needs a drink?


40. What do you call a ghost bee?

A bee boo.

41. What did the bee say to the flower?

Hey, bud!

42. What’s a bee’s favorite novel?

The Great Gats-bee.

43. Why do bees hum?

They don’t know the words.

44. Why was the bee fired from the barbershop?

He only knew how to give a buzz cut.

45. What is the most common blood type for bees?

Bee positive!

46. What happened when the bee phoned home?

She got a buzzy signal.

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Chloë Nannestad
Chloë Nannestad is a lifestyle writer covering crafts, holidays, beauty and amazing products for RD.com. When she's not scouring the internet or reading product reviews, she's planning her next backpacking trip and thinking about getting a dog.