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birdseed

1. A very paltry or minuscule amount of money; the absolute minimum amount. Suzy's brother has a connection in the stadium, so we got these tickets for birdseed! I had a few jobs during college working for birdseed, but it was the only work I could get that fit in with my studies.
2. Nonsense or foolishness Oh, don't listen to what they have to say—it's all birdseed anyway.

birdseed

1. n. a small amount of money. (see also chicken feed.) Forty billion is birdseed to a government with a 600 billion dollar budget.
2. n. nonsense. (Based on BS.) I’ve heard enough birdseed here to last for a lifetime.
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"We usually sell more than 20 pallets of birdseed over two days," says Koenen.
The only creatures interested in birdseed, other than annoyed squirrels, are bears.
Two miles away at the Home Depot's garden desk in Silver Spring, one can buy smaller bags of Niger seed, a top-end birdseed favored by finches and other songbirds, grown in the Ethiopian highlands as a staple crop for thousands of years and now harvested for American bird-lovers.
Fill the bottom of the carton with birdseed. You can buy some at the store or make your own from a combination of nuts and seeds such as yellow corn, sunflower seeds, and raisins.
Before you add the spoons and the birdseed, wrap a piece of construction paper around the bottle.
The RSPB said the country is usually gripped by its coldest weather in January and February, and the early start to winter and extremely low temperatures mean gardens will have already seen higher numbers of birds than usual including species which do not commonly turn up in gardens The RSPB said it had sold a record amount of birdseed this winter, as householders rushed to help wildlife.
They departed under sprinklings of birdseed comprised of elements grown on the farm.
I had to point out to him that it's all birdseed under my dress," she added.
curtseying to the birdseed bin any more than the rags are cozying up to
1 cup of wild birdseed (available at pet shops and supermarkets)
To make it, you will need: Bacon fat Birdseed A heatproof drinks cup Some string.
Around 10 percent of Central European blackcaps fly from southern Germany to the United Kingdom every winter, lured by human-provided birdseed. The rest of these warblers head to Spain.
You will need: 8-10 large pinecones 1 8-yard spool of red ribbon, cut into 8-10 24ins lengths 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup Ocean Spray Craisins Original Dried Cranberries ' cup birdseed What to do: Tie one 24ins ribbon length to the end of each pinecone.
Give your birds and squirrels their own Christmas by decorating an outdoor tree with garlands of popcorn, birdseed ornaments and cookie-cutter-shaped bread covered with peanut butter.