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    This week, I've been pondering some disturbing questions that have been raised by close examination of collective nouns.

    Perhaps some of you can help me to find the answers.

    A bevy of beauties
    How many beauties are required to make a bevy?
    What is the collective noun for a group of ugly girls?

    A murder of crows
    How many crows died to make it a murder, and whodunnit?

    Flocks of birds and flocks of sheep.
    This noun seems to infer that sheep were (or are) able to fly.
    If so, what made them stop?

    A clutch of eggs.
    Don't eggs break if you clutch 'em?

    A knot of toads.
    Who would be cruel enough to tie 'em all together, and then have the gall to coin a collective noun which commemorates such a heinous act?

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    [i]Originally posted by uNz@15 May 2004 - 10:54
    A murder of crows
    How many crows died to make it a murder, and whodunnit?
    It's got something to do with Eric Draven

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    Well, I'd have no qualms with the toad issue. The little fuckers are everywhere down here, and cane toads are an absolute pest.

    Ugly chicks? An assful of ugly chicks?
    Up Yours! Love from The Club....

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    You had the golf club out Ella??




    =uNz[i],15 May 2004 - 10:54]A bevy of beauties
    How many beauties are required to make a bevy?
    What is the collective noun for a group of ugly girls?
    I guess it they're 'beauties' actual number is irrelevant.



    Group of uglies??


    Bunch of fugley's??


    A murder of crows
    How many crows died to make it a murder, and whodunnit?

    Neva heard of a murder of crows.

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