9 Adorable Animal Collective Nouns – Grammarly Blog | Grammarly Blog

Spring is in the air and you will feel like Easter is fast approaching when you hear these adorable names! <3

Five hundred years ago, gentlemen used specialized vocabulary when referring to groups of animals. Most of the group names came from The Book of St.

Source: 9 Adorable Animal Collective Nouns – Grammarly Blog | Grammarly Blog

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Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Novelist & Poet who loves writing paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. She loves all things magical which may mean that she could be experiencing her second childhood—or not. That part of her life hasn’t been fully decided yet. A few years ago, a mystical experience led her to renew her passion for writing and storytelling. These days she resides in the fantasy realm of the Faery Writer where she writes the magical poetry and stories that the fairy nymphs whisper to her in her dreams. Colleen won the “Little and Laugh” Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community on November 2017, and in 2018, she won first place for the “Twisted Travel” category. Colleen lives in Arizona with her husband. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves gardening, reading, and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art. Learn more about Colleen on colleenchesebro.com.
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33 Comments

  1. A kindle of kittens and a clowder of cats!

  2. Fun names! The kindle of kittens goes with the clowder of cats!

  3. Of all the collective nouns, the most I love is “A murder of crows” 😀 … I’ve used it a couple of times and have received the most interesting responses! 😛

  4. Adorable. I learnt something new today. Thanks!

  5. How about a congregation of alligators, they don’t seem all that religious to me, or maybe a shrewdness of apes. An exultation of skylarks is my favourite I think.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

  6. They forgot to mention a murder of crows! 😀

  7. I love a prickle of hedgehogs, how apt! 🙂

  8. I honestly didn’t know about these names for the groups Colleen. The pigs were a surprise since we always had pigs around the farm. Just never knew they were called a team. I’ll have to play with this for a while, but just signed up for the Grammarly app, and it’s looking like fun. We could also have some go ’rounds when I want to use my “KY” grammar, but that can also be fun. I wonder if a group of skunks would be called “a skank of skunks”?

  9. Beautiful, just love those cute animals.

  10. Love a kindle of kittens – and a crash of rhinos is very appropriate 🙂

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