Still Seeking Submissions

May 19, 2006 at 11:12 am 21 comments


We have received a few excellent entries for the Carnival, but are still looking for more submissions of what was great and/or really caught your attention this week. It is too late to submit early, but not too late to submit often. You have until this Sunday (May 22nd) at 6 pm to get your entries to us here at the Library Garden. Please send your submissions to janieh [at] gmail dot com for edition #38 of the Carnival of the Infosciences .

On an slightly related note, whenever I think of Carnivals I think of consuming sugar that has been spun into a sticky mess of melt-on-your-tongue goodness on stick. My husband and I have an ongoing debate about what this item is called. I have placed a photo to the left as a visual cue. Please help us settle this one and for all! What do you call it? I say it is Candy Floss and he claims it is Cotton Candy.

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21 Comments

  • 1. LibraryTavern Liz  |  May 19, 2006 at 11:33 am

    That is cotton candy. I have never heard the term candy floss.

  • 2. waltc  |  May 19, 2006 at 12:38 pm

    Must be a regionalism. Around here, it’s cotton candy.

  • 3. Anonymous  |  May 19, 2006 at 2:05 pm

    I spent 2 summers spinning it in an amusement park in Massachusetts. We called it Cotton Candy

  • 4. Anonymous  |  May 19, 2006 at 2:05 pm

    I spent 2 summers spinning it in an amusement park in Massachusetts. We called it Cotton Candy

  • 5. Holly  |  May 19, 2006 at 2:18 pm

    Definitely cotton candy.

  • 6. Holly  |  May 19, 2006 at 2:18 pm

    Definitely cotton candy.

  • 7. Anonymous  |  May 19, 2006 at 2:25 pm

    Totally cotton candy…

  • 8. Anonymous  |  May 19, 2006 at 2:25 pm

    Totally cotton candy…

  • 9. Janie L. Hermann  |  May 19, 2006 at 6:27 pm

    Not a single person to yet chime in and help me win my argument. It is a regionalism, I am from Canada and that is what we called it growing up. Then again, I also call macaroni and cheese Kraft Dinner. I just thought that perhaps there was someplace here in the USA where it was also known as candy floss.

  • 10. Janie L. Hermann  |  May 19, 2006 at 6:27 pm

    Not a single person to yet chime in and help me win my argument. It is a regionalism, I am from Canada and that is what we called it growing up. Then again, I also call macaroni and cheese Kraft Dinner. I just thought that perhaps there was someplace here in the USA where it was also known as candy floss.

  • 11. Candi  |  May 19, 2006 at 9:26 pm

    Sorry, but as a born expert of all things candy, I must proclaim it cotton candy.

    I was tormented so many times growing up by being called cotton candy, but never candy floss.

  • 12. Candi  |  May 19, 2006 at 9:26 pm

    Sorry, but as a born expert of all things candy, I must proclaim it cotton candy.

    I was tormented so many times growing up by being called cotton candy, but never candy floss.

  • 13. David  |  May 19, 2006 at 11:05 pm

    cotton candy. although there is a wilco song called “candy floss” so i have heard the term before.

  • 14. David  |  May 19, 2006 at 11:05 pm

    cotton candy. although there is a wilco song called “candy floss” so i have heard the term before.

  • 15. Anonymous  |  May 20, 2006 at 11:26 am

    Candy floss is the British version…I grew up in the US with cotten candy, now live in Australia where it’s candy floss..I spent a year near Halifax, NS but don’t recall hearing any reference to it at all. (I might have been too busy shivering :) )

  • 16. Anonymous  |  May 20, 2006 at 11:26 am

    Candy floss is the British version…I grew up in the US with cotten candy, now live in Australia where it’s candy floss..I spent a year near Halifax, NS but don’t recall hearing any reference to it at all. (I might have been too busy shivering :) )

  • 17. CW  |  May 21, 2006 at 5:06 am

    Yes, it’s candy floss in Australia. We do sometimes see cotton candy as well, though.

  • 18. CW  |  May 21, 2006 at 5:06 am

    Yes, it’s candy floss in Australia. We do sometimes see cotton candy as well, though.

  • 19. Anonymous  |  May 21, 2006 at 11:42 am

    Hi, I posted about the term in Australia before. I just realised a more common name I hear around here: fairy floss

    I knew candy floss didn’t quite sound right…

  • 20. Anonymous  |  May 21, 2006 at 11:42 am

    Hi, I posted about the term in Australia before. I just realised a more common name I hear around here: fairy floss

    I knew candy floss didn’t quite sound right…

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