Anthropomorphic Nouns

I thought this might be boring, but stick with it. You’ll love the ending.
We are all familiar with a

Herd of cows,

A Flock of chickens,

A School of fish

And a Gaggle of geese.
However, less widely known is:

A Pride of lions,

A Murder of crows

(as well as their cousins the rooks and ravens),

An Exaltation of doves
And, presumably because they look so wise:

A Parliament of owls.

Now consider a group of Baboons.
Baboons are the loudest, most dangerous, most obnoxious, most viciously aggressive and least intelligent of all primates.
And what is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons?
Believe it or not… A Congress!
(Note: I hadn’t heard that before, so I looked it up. It is correct)

That pretty much explains the things that come out of Washington !
You can’t just make this stuff up!


About J. D. Groover

I truely believe that what should matter most in life is how you see yourself, not how someone else tries to convince you to see yourself. *****Life is not about "finding yourself"*****its about creating yourself.!!!!! I write and post things here because I like to think I am contributing some things of value to my world. Some times a little humor, some times things with a more serious tone, but hopefully always in good taste. If what I post occasionally bites a politician in the ass, all the better :>)
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2 Responses to Anthropomorphic Nouns

  1. yourothermotherhere says:

    I’ll have to email this to my brother. He’ll love it!


  2. idiotprufs says:

    This explains why I saw Nancy Pelosi on Animal Planet.


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