RE: Need a collective noun (so far)

Subject: RE: Need a collective noun (so far)
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com" <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 18:55:55 -0400

My favorites (er... I'm Kanukian, so that would have been "favourites") are a "Grump" and a "Quibble".
A "clench" is apropos, but applies to anybody with tight and shifting deadlines.
A "crock" resonated, somehow.
A "ream" had some historical traction, but would be lost on most, I expect.
A "volume" makes a certain sense, but most likely after a "jigger", a "shaker", or possibly a "crock"... but at least two of those are not in the sense that the originator intended (extra points if you don't have to ask me which ones).




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Subject: re: Need a collective noun (so far)

Well, that didn't format so well. The list doesn't like Rich Text.

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And for those of you who're keeping score at home...


A grammar

Ryan Pollack

A scribble

Peter Hirons

A clench

Lynne Wright

A squeeze

Nancy Allison

A squench (squeeze/clench),

Craig Cardimon

crock,

silo,

forum,

jigger,

shaker,

grump

A single source

Jessica Weissman

A paragraph,

Ken Poshedly

suite

A bitter

Peter Neilson

A quibble

Dan Goldstein

A contention,

Bill Swallow

volume,

binding,

aggregate,

progress,

gentility,

illumination,

bodhi

A HAT

Reshma

A chapter

Ron Hearn

A gaggle,

Iris Friedman

cohort

A ream, topic

Sukesh

A quill

Brian Henderson




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