1. 50 Collective Nouns →

    Best of these I’ve seen lately was the suggestion of “a jar of jellyfish” on the new “Analyze Fish” podcast with @PFTompkins.

    nevver:

    1. Business of Ferrets
    2. Labor of Moles
    3. Mustering of Storks
    4. Shrewdness of Apes
    5. Gam of Whales
    6. Smack of Jellyfish
    7. Host of Angels
    8. Fusillade of Bullets
    9. A Baptism of Fire
    10. Quiver of Arrows
    11. Tissue of lies
    12. Murder of Crows
    13. Unkindness of Ravens
    14. Dule of Doves
    15. Clowder, Cluster, or Clutter of Cats
    16. Kindle of Kittens
    17. Mute of Hounds
    18. Pass of Asses
    19. Ostentation of Peacocks
    20. Team of Ducks (when flying)
    21. Paddling of Ducks (when on water)
    22. Trip of Goats
    23. Sloth, or Sleuth, of Bears
    24. Charm of Finches
    25. Hill of Beans
    26. String of Ponies
    27. Hand of Bananas
    28. College of Cardinals
    29. Shock of Corn
    30. Band of Men
    31. Knot of Toads
    32. Wedge of Swans (when flying)
    33. Parliament of Owls
    34. Superfluity of Nuns
    35. Abominable Sight of Monks
    36. Untruth of Summoners
    37. Doctrine of Doctors
    38. Damning of Jurors
    39. Sentence of Judges
    40. A Rascal of Boys
    41. A Gaggle of Women
    42. A Gaggle of Gossips
    43. An Impatience of Wives
    44. A Tabernacle of Bakers
    45. A Poverty of Pipers
    46. A Fighting of Beggars
    47. A Neverthriving of Jugglers
    48. A Herd of Harlots
    49. A Worship of Writers
    50. Hastiness of Cooks

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    Hrmmm…
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    My fav has always been a murder of crows.
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    tissue of lies.
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