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Descriptive nouns web site

Posted by S. on March 10, 2003

In Reply to: Descriptive nouns web site posted by Bruce Kahl on March 08, 2003

: : 5{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.
: : One of the better is called, not surprisingly, "An Exaltation of Larks."

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