Friday, 08 February 2013 17:16

Anthropomorphic Nouns

Anthropomorphic Nouns
With due respect and apologies..... The English language has some wonderfully anthropomorphic collective nouns for the various groups of animals. we are familiar with the following:   
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Tuesday, 13 December 2005 22:00

Raised Security Levels

The British are feeling the pinch in relation to recent bombings and have raised their security level from "Miffed" to "Peeved."Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to "Irritated" or
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Wednesday, 06 September 2000 08:00

African Roulette

The new American ambassador was being entertained by an African diplomat. They'd spent the day discussing what the country had received from the Russians before the new government kicked them out.
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