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By Chloe Rhodes

ISBN-10: 1782433082

ISBN-13: 9781782433088

ISBN-10: 1782438947

ISBN-13: 9781782438946

A fantastically packaged, hugely relaxing assortment that showcases the most original and engaging collective nouns within the English language—from the writer of A convinced "Je Ne Sois Quoi"
Why are ducks in a group? Are crows quite murderous? And what makes lions so proud? Collective nouns are the most captivating oddities of the English language, usually with doubtless extraordinary connections to the teams they establish. yet have you stopped to ask yourself the place those extraordinary phrases really got here from? Age-old words like Pitying of Turtle Doves to a homicide of Crows to fashionable collective nouns like an Elocution of attorneys. This soaking up booklet tells the tales of those evocative words, lots of that have stood the try out of time and are nonetheless in use this day. exciting, informative, and engaging, An Unkindness of Ravens is ideal for any background or language buff.

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