Tuesday, September 8, 2009

A Plethora of Plurals

Short post today as I am 100% going to spend the morning in the glorious sunshine...

'All Sorts' is, as it explains, a linguistic experiment into the art of collecting collective nouns. Some of these are deemed to be dictionary worthy and some others should be but are not. Through the frankly quite frighteningly expansive power of twitter it searches for suggestions globally and now there are hundreds. My personal favourites so far are...

A seemingly empty room of ninjas
A knot of string theorists
A madeus of Mozarts

Worth a wee internet nibble anyhow...

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