Collectives

No links since this week we’re still traipsing about London sending things up, but I bring you something almost as fun. From a fabulous old book I found on the shelf called An Exaltation of Larks (here is an updated version ), all lists of obscure collective nouns! I already knew that a group of actors was called a grumble, but I did not know that the proper collective for princes was a state. Some of my other favorites…

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A bouquet of pheasants
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A proud showing of tailors
An untruth of summoners
An untruth of summoners

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