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A Crash of Rhinoceroses: A Dictionary of Collective Nouns
A Crash of Rhinoceroses: A Dictionary of Collective Nouns
Rex Collings , Roderick Booth-Johnes
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Some are common: "a pride of lions," "a gaggle of geese"; others are obscure ("a temperance of cooks" and "a blush of boys"). For each, the author provides a brief history of usage and cites texts where it can be found. Illustrated with appealing line drawings by Roderick Booth-Jones. Originally... Read More

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