Did you know that a group of otters is called a romp? And a group of vultures is a wake? You might. You just might. I mean, you knew that a group of crows is called a murder, right? But did you know that a group of squid is a squad? That’s right, a squad of squid!
A group of zebras is called a dazzle. Easy to understand, right? A group of flying swans is a wedge. Some aren’t so easy. A group of turtle doves is called a pitying. A gerund? Really? Others like this include the chickens, called a chattering, and ducks, called a paddling.
A group of thrushes are called a mutation. Wha??? A group of ferrets are called a business. That one makes sense. But a group of gnus are called an implausibility. Huh?
Foxes: a skulk. Emus: a mob. Flamingoes: a flamboyance (oh come on, is this alliteration for giggles or what?)
Anywho, I came up with some fun ones for additional fun fun funsies.
A group of rocks: a hardly
A group of earthworms: a spaghetti
A group of bats: a flappy
A group of raccoons: a masquerade
A group of penguins: a formal
A group of hares: a beard
A group of eggs: a breakfast
A group of termites: a board
A group of clams: a clap
A group of bears: a fuzzy
A group of Woody Harrelsons: a Forest Harrelson
A group of squiggles: a squoggle
A group of groups: a groupgroup
A groupgroup of groups: a groupgroupgroup
A group of beds: a sleepy
A group of boats: a floater
A group of frisky cats: a cat-astrophe
A group of sloths: a loaf
A group of lit sparklers: a sparklocalypse
A group of cows: a cowncil
What are some of yours?