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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeC View Post
    A rumble of thunder clouds/vehicles/snoring men/? (no doubt you have something less obvious in mind).
    I was hoping that someone might go for "a rumble of writers"

  2. #12
    Not sure a smack of the ruler qualifies, we'll let Olly be the judge

    [What I was thinking of was A smack of jellyfish.]

    A bloat of Hippopotami

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  3. #13
    Well, there is a court of harlequins, courting; a court of players, gaming; or a court of haematologists, cauterising

    Sorry, that's silly, when they are sitting on the water it is a court of grebes.

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    An instability of of equilibrium quantum mechanics [well that is what Google says].

    A skulk of...
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    a skulk of cowards.

    a dalliance of...
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    Psst - it is a skulk of foxes.

    A dalliance of flirtation.

    umm - a bevy of...
    If you talk to a cat they look at you as if you are way below their intelligence to even listen.
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    Even if it is a bit silly...
    ...they still think you are wonderful.


  7. #17
    I feel like I'm not familiar with collective nouns so here goes:

    A bevy of relatives? lol

    A troupe of...
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    All losses are restored and sorrows end."
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    A troupe of dancers.

    A grove of ...
    If you talk to a cat they look at you as if you are way below their intelligence to even listen.
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    ...they still think you are wonderful.


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    A grove of pine trees

    A nest of...
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    All losses are restored and sorrows end."
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    A nest of vipers.

    A quiver of...
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