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Re: Descriptive nouns

Posted by ESC on March 08, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Descriptive nouns posted by ESC on March 08, 2003

: : Where can I find a phrase book based on collective/descriptive nouns example: An exaltation of larks, A parliament of rooks, a parade of ducks, a flock of geese, a flight of birds,a herd of cows, a hodge of pigs etc.

: I can't answer that. Have you tried going to Barnes and Noble or Amazon sites and doing a search? If you will type in "collective" in the archives, you can access previous discussion include a Web site devoted to collecting collective nouns.

I checked. has several.