Friday, May 16, 2014

Terms of Venery

Rookery of Albatross
Shrewdness of Apes
Flange of Baboons
Sleuth of Bears
Sounder of Boars
Caravan of Camels
Quiver of Cobras
Ducks get three categories:
            On land – brace
            On water – bunch    
            In flight – skein
Mob of Emu
Flamboyance of Flamigos
Cauldron of Hawks
Exaltation of Larks
Romp of Otters
Bouquet of Pheasants
Audience of Squid
Committee of Vultures

And over at Althouse we have
or as I would say - Fury of Liberal Wymyn


John The River said...

You forgot, "Congress of Fools"

My wife loved Otters, she would have enjoyed (and agreed with) a "Romp of Otters".

missred said...

That, and Flamboyance of Flamigos did amuse me!

John The River said...

On a whim I checked and found (to my surprise) that "Romp of" is available for a blog address...

Tempted, very tempted.

Minicapt said...

Ostentation of Peacocks.
Murder of Crows.
Excess of Obamas.


John the River said...

Excess of Obamas
is covered by Flamboyance of Flamigos.