March 30, 2016 § Leave a comment
What a lovely thing: #ModernCollectiveNouns trended on Twitter today. A game based in creative grammar (not an oxymoron), trending!
A literally of white girls #moderncollectivenouns
— Feja Dooley (@feja_dooley) March 30, 2016
#ModernCollectiveNouns an absence of libraries
— Frank Cottrell-Boyce (@frankcottrell_b) March 30, 2016
— Eric Schwartz (@ericschwartz) March 30, 2016
A tomorrow of procrastinators #ModernCollectiveNouns
— bloops (4 days!!) (@TheMrZippie) March 30, 2016
— Bunniboila (@bunniboila) March 30, 2016
A plague of anti-vaxxers #ModernCollectiveNouns
— Kat Meringue (@Izianikapani) March 30, 2016
I really love how an emotive word can be used as something that would usually be but a functional instrument, thereby imbuing its other half with more meaning.
But what’s even more brilliant is what your choice of collective noun says about you and how your day is going.
#ModernCollectiveNouns A rampage of “refugees.”
— Greg Cook (@ImGregCook) September 8, 2015
#ModernCollectiveNouns A parliament of paedophiles.
— Horny Willy (@horn_liam) August 1, 2015
A conspiracy of dentists #moderncollectivenouns
— Rebecca Hendry (@BeckyHendry) July 2, 2013