Sunday, July 02, 2017

A compiled list of collective nouns

 
A group of ants is called a colony.

A group of aunts is called a book club.

A group of sparrows is called a host.

A group of men named James is called late-night hosts.

A group of millennials who look different is called a marketing campaign.

A group of millennials who look the same is called a brunch.

A group of millennials who have laptops is called a co-working space.

A group of gorillas is called a troop.

A group of white men is called an improv troupe.

A group of buzzards is called a wake.

A group of liberals calls itself woke.

A group of geese is called a gaggle.

A group of crows is called a murder.

An informal gathering of members of the media by the White House press secretary used to be called a press gaggle. It is now called a press murder.

A group of murders is called a “Game of Thrones” finale.

A group of donkeys is called a drove.

A group of scenes featuring Ryan Gosling behind the wheel of a car is called “Drive.”

A group of whales is called a pod.

A group of fish is called so gross why are all these fish here?

An angry group of pedestrians is called New York.

An angry group of traffic is called Los Angeles.

An angry group of states you can’t name is called the Midwest.

A gathering of cows is called a herd.

A gathering of random strangers is called Hell.

A cancelled gathering is called sweet, sweet relief.


From The New Yorker

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