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Collective Noun Posters

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How fun are collective nouns?? This seriesof posters were created by WOOP Studios (who are also the graphic designers of the Harry Potter series) to celebrate collective nouns, which are, as they put it, “one of the eccentricities of the English language.”

It’s true! How random that we have terms for gatherings of so many different things? Terms that you really rarely use, and actually never need, considering they all mean “group.” I love it! They’re so evocative! “Murder of crows,” “parliament of owls,” “charm of goldfinches,” “party of jays” … the bird ones are some of my favorites.

I think a collection of these posters (sadly there’s no collective noun dedicated to posters, or I would have used it!) would be so cute in a kid’s room!

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3 Responses to “Collective Noun Posters”
  1. Dolly Pop! says:

    Wow, I love all these. Love the finches’ art most. <3

  2. Russell R says:

    Is there a poster for…

    A Tort of Lawyers?

    A Debit of Accountants?

    A Stat of Emergency Room Doctors?

    A Smug of George Cloonies?

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