URL Oxford\'s Ark- collective terms for animals and grammar reference
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Maria Eugenia Farre  Identity Verified
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Mar 8, 2002

It\'s a rangale of deer, a troop of dogfish and a pitiousness of doves. Want more? Then go to to Jargon Buster and check (again) the meaning of oxymoron or how best to use the imperative.

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Henry Dotterer
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thanks Mar 9, 2002

Amazing. Hard to believe this is English.

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Silvina Beatriz Codina  Identity Verified
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The good thing about language... Mar 9, 2002

... is that you are never through learning it!



What about \"a murder of crows\"? There was a (very bad) movie with that title some time ago. There is where I learned that the collective for \"crows\" was actually \"murder\".


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