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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Collective nouns for groups of animals

Sure, you've heard of a SCHOOL of fish or a PACK of Wolves. Well, how about:

A CONFUSION of weasels
A DAZZLE of zebras
A COMMITTEE of vultures
A GANG of turkeys
A HOVER of trout
A FEVER of stingrays
A FILTH of starlings
A SQUADRON of pelicans
A HORDE of gerbils

You can find a huge list HERE!

Have fun.



At 1/18/2011 7:13 PM, Blogger SavageMouse said...

"A LAMENTATION of swans"

Here we have further proof of my theory that swans are the most pretentious of birds.

At 1/19/2011 1:53 PM, Blogger Joe said...

Oh, but that's all part of their charm! Why would one want to be part of a mere gaggle of geese, when you could be one of a lamentation of swans! There's drama, there's romance, there's weight to a title such as that!

At 1/19/2011 4:28 PM, Blogger Currahee Chris said...

I'd prefer to be in the gerbil horde or catch me some sting ray fever!! :))) Clever one guys!!

At 1/19/2011 6:55 PM, Blogger Bill at Comix Connection said...

I'll be with the FILTH of starlings, flying over the swans.


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