Like I said, could resist. Trying to be funny. That's why the smily faces. They're supposed to indicate joking.
I have no problem w/ what native Guatemalans call their bee or how they refer to them generally. I call mine honeybees. Or Honeybees, if at the beginning of a sentence. Just like Queens and queens. I'm not real disciplined a guy, so I am not consistent about it.
Are you familiar w/ www.pfspbees.org? If not, check them out. They are all about Bee Friendly Farming.