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One of today’s iGoogle wikiHow To listings is:

“How to Make Perches for a Hummingbird Feeder”

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What comes to your mind?

Here’s what came to ours:

perches for bird feeder

So, here’s our word of the day:

perch. noun.

  • a pole or rod, usually horizontal, serving as a roost for birds.
  • any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch, or twig, for a bird, animal, or person to alight or rest upon.
  • a high or elevated position, resting place, or the like.
  • a small, elevated seat for the driver of any of certain vehicles.
  • a pole connecting the fore and hind running parts of a spring carriage or other vehicle.
  • a post set up as a navigational aid on a navigational hazard or on a buoy.
  • British
    a. a linear or square rod.
    b. a measure of volume for stone, about 24 cubic feet (0.7 cubic meters).
  • Textiles. an apparatus consisting of two vertical posts and a horizontal roller, used for inspecting cloth after it leaves the loom.
  • Obsolete. any pole, rod, or the like.

perch. verb (used without object)

  • to alight or rest upon a perch.
  • to settle or rest in some elevated position, as if on a perch.

perch. verb (used with object)

  • to set or place on or as if on a perch.
  • to inspect (cloth) for defects and blemishes after it has been taken from the loom and placed upon a perch.

perch. noun, plural (especially collectively) perch, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) perch⋅es.

  • any spiny-finned, freshwater food fish of the genus Perca, as P. flavescens (yellow perch), of the U.S., or P. fluviatilis, of Europe.
  • any of various other related, spiny-finned fishes.
  • any of several embioticid fishes, as Hysterocarpus traski (tule perch) of California.

Source: dictionary.com

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Again with the images …

Our Tweeple (friends on Twitter) just keep giving us stuff to work with. Thanks!

Here’s an excerpt from a recent Tweet:

“My second tattoo is a hummingbird on my let ankle.”

What comes to your mind?

Here’s what came to ours:


Score: @GrammarCops: Love-30

The ball is in your court!

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