A pride of lions, a gaggle of geese, a parliament of owls – we asked RD readers to come up with a few collective nouns of their own. These were a crush of our favourites:
– A brace of orthodontists. – Russell Cofer
– A sulk of teenagers; a bogey of monsters; a chord of musicians. – Andrea Defusco-Sullivan
– A slew of assassins. – Elizabeth Silverthorn
– A muddle of managers. – Steve Seyarto
– A lot of parking attendants. – R.M.
– A string of bikinis; a piddle of puppies. – L.M.