Monday, August 27, 2012

Collective Nouns

A pride of lions, an exultation of larks, a murder of crows, an argument of academics—we know all of the common ones, but what do you call a flock of sanderlings?

A scurry?

A gobble?

A swivel?

A sweep?

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pattinase (abbott) said...

I vote for that. Who came up with all of these terms for multiples I wonder?

Olivia V. Ambrogio said...

Probably whoever lobbied hard enough for their favorites!

Anca said...

I'm going for a skittering.

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