A Crash of Rhinoceroses: A Dictionary of Collective Nouns by Roderick Booth-Johnes, Rex Collings

A Crash of Rhinoceroses: A Dictionary of Collective Nouns

Roderick Booth-Johnes, Rex Collings

informative inspiring medium-paced

186 pages | first published 1993

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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 dra...
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