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cotton candy for hummingbirds
The mechanism tosses eentsy blobs of cotton candy into the air near the hummingbird feeder, the hummingbirds then enjoy these, prefering them to bugs. They are made of sugar just like the syrup
I think that hummingbirds might be attracted to hummingbird feeders at far distances with LEDs (maybe IR too) or possibly at far distances with mild laser pointers.
Then on arriving at the hummingbird feeder along with the syrup, a miniature cotton candy tosser tosses eentsy blobs of cotton candy,
which the hummingbirds prefer to bugs. Cotton candy has the advantage of being made of the same thing as the syrup.
Gilding the hummingbird somewhat the other laserpointers could illuminate the already viridescent feathers of the hummingbirds causing them to sparkle with ultra saturated color. This causes the humans to ooh and ahhh even more!
||Hummingbirds would probably prefer anything to bugs, since they normally drink nectar. I suspect you would end up with a very pissed-off hummingbird, immobilised by cotton candy-gummed wings, mumbling incoherently through a blocked beak.
||Kudos for using the word eentsy though. Prompted me to
look up the word. Do you know its use really took off in
the 1960's? There's a Google chart showing eentsy's use
over time. It's also made it to the word big leagues,
Webster's Dictionary. Although it's a real word, it's been
declared "informal" so don't use it when addressing the
queen or anything.
||Its artistic partner in the famous nursery rhyme "weentcy"
however didn't fair so well. Although it can be found in
the Oxford dictionary attached to eentsy, it is not allowed
to be used on its own or with other words evidently.
There's no such thing as a merely weentcy spider. Nor
could there be a "massive weentcy" spider. Which begs the
question, what exactly does weentcy mean anyway? One
might assume it adds power to the word eentsy as in: "Was
the spider eentsy?" "Oh man, not only that, it was eentsy
weentcy!" but that's in the context of its operative word,
the vastly more successful eentsy. On its own it doesn't
actually exist according to the internet, the repository of
||It's like they started out together in the nursery rhyme
like a rock band and eentsy went on to a more successful
||For that rant, [Dr] I forgive one of your sins.
||Well, good. One down, about a thousand to go.
||He meant artificial hummingbirds. Those would succumb to
bugs if not for the cotton candy.