The Parable You’re writing a class to connect to your company’s application. You and your colleagues all agree that the feature this class is for is the coolest thing you’ve ever heard of – it’s the “bees knees,” one of your colleagues keeps jesting. Next thing you know, the driver of you mobbing session renames the class to the_bees_knees. Everyone giggles and moves on to working on other parts of the code base.