Sunday, August 24, 2008

The Latest Fret of Collective Nouns Arrive

Collective noun designations recently approved of and released by the English/Hungarian Transliteration and Pajtásság Society.

1. A scold of néni(s)
2. A tiff of skinheads
3. A floss of poppy seeds
4. A bloat of lángos
5. A squabble of ticket collectors
6. A stumble of thongs
7. A jabber of waiters
8. A nettle of panhandlers
9. A scruple of tourists
10. A rubato of rioters
11. A blunt of riot police

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