Bees in Bonnets, Wasps in Wardrobes and Something Much Worse . . .
People used to describe someone who was extremely enthusiastic or fixated on something as "having a bee in their bonnet". An interesting turn of phrase that's seldom used these days—probably since there aren't a lot of people walkin' around sporting bonnets. Perhaps it's been replaced with words like compulsive obsessive or worrywart. Regardless, it is a rather disturbing notion. While I've never had a bee trapped in my hat, I once experienced having a wasp inside my shirt. I