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Old 10-17-2019, 11:06 PM   #1
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Your Collective Nouns

We all love Collective Nouns and coining them. So please create and share collective nouns for.....

1) Your profession
2) One of your Hobbies
3) People who suffer from one of your ailments
4) People who do the last household chore you did
5) People who eat/drink the last thing you ingested


1a) A Barcode of Scan Coordinators
1b) An Aggravation of Parents
2) An Unfinishment of Crafters
3) A Stretch of Too-Flexible People
4) A Fold of Launderers
5) A Chug of Beer-drinkers
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Old 10-17-2019, 11:24 PM   #2
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1.) A Nitpick of Writers
2.) A Deadline of Workaholics
3.) A Shimmy of Epileptics
4.) A Scrub of Dishwashers
5.) A Bleat of Lamb-broilers
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Old 10-18-2019, 12:07 AM   #3
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An Undefined Variable of IT people
An Unemployment Check of Drummers
An Unintentionally, Unnecessarily Obtuse Definition of people who have Aspergers
A Quiet Gathering of Rabbit-Poop Stewards
A Festively Plump Troupe of Nutella-Sandwich-on-Potato-Bread Nibblers
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Old 10-18-2019, 07:24 AM   #4
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A stress ball of care coordinators.
A torn scrotal sack of mountain bikers.
A sorry what of the deafened.
A shock of amateur electricians.
An urgent bladder of coffee drinkers.
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Old 10-18-2019, 01:00 PM   #5
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1) A copse of tree-trimmers

2) A cloud of potheads

3) A moaning of arthritics

4) A Dawn of dishwashers

5) A clot of fried-ham-eaters
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Old 10-18-2019, 01:02 PM   #6
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1b) An Aggravation of Parents
I like that one!
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Old 10-18-2019, 04:55 PM   #7
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1) A dictionary of translators
2) A squeeze of concertina players
3) A wheeze of asthmatics
4) A microwave of cooks
5) A crunch of crisps (chips)




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Old 10-18-2019, 05:27 PM   #8
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A microwave of cooks
An order of cooks
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Old 10-18-2019, 07:02 PM   #9
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1) Your profession: a scrutiny of researchers

2) One of your Hobbies: a meat wagon of pulp writers

3) People who suffer from one of your ailments: a swell of pleuritics

4) People who do the last household chore you did: a whisk of sweepers

5) People who eat/drink the last thing you ingested: a jitter of coffee-drinkers
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Old 10-19-2019, 10:03 PM   #10
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An Unintentionally, Unnecessarily Obtuse Definition of people who have Aspergers
so Thunderboy.
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Old 10-19-2019, 10:18 PM   #11
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I offer some alternatives and related terms inspired by the above:

A Neologism of Writers
A Pebkac of IT helpline professionals
A 404 of Webmasters
A Twitter of Influencers
A Desperation of Coffee Drinkers
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Old 10-19-2019, 10:22 PM   #12
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What about

6) your pet
7) people who live in your state/country
8) The insect that annoys you the most



A Hairball of Cats
A Glub of Fish
A Mitten of Michigandans
A Whine of Brits
A Whine of Mosquitoes
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Old 10-20-2019, 12:44 PM   #13
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Collective nouns. "Collectives" are socialism as it breaks down into communism.

If Joseph McCarthy was still alive, then this thread would be banned.
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Old 10-20-2019, 01:35 PM   #14
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tw, Bite my ass.
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Old 10-20-2019, 02:18 PM   #15
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An assholishness of TWs

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