Supernatural Collective Nouns Lincoln Michel July 27, 2014 Books, Essays 6 Comments The weirdness and variety of collective nouns is one of the beauties of the English language. How can you not love that it’s officially a congregation of alligators, a chattering of coughs, and a shrewdness of apes? So I was delighted to stumble across this chart of Supernatural Collective Nouns by David Malki (which is available as a poster). Enjoy: 6 Responses Book News Roundup – August 1, 2014 | The Top Shelf August 1, 2014 […] Supernatural collective nouns, including a bombast of devils, a yearning of Sasquatches, a gossip of mermaids, and more. […] Reply Tipsday: Writerly Goodness found on the interwebz July 27-Aug 2, 2014 | Writerly Goodness August 5, 2014 […] Lit shares a lovely list of supernatural collective nouns. Anyone for a fondle of unicorns (I thought that was a […] Reply Glimpses of a rapidly changing world | CONTRARY BRIN August 9, 2014 […] 3. Supernatural collective nouns: a clamor of clones, a clangor of robots, a yard-sale of androids…the Borg. […] Reply Which Would You Rather Encounter, a Scamper of Bogeymen or a Gossip of Mermaids? | Tor.com August 8, 2015 […] listing all of the supernatural collective nouns when it first went up, but a signal-boost from Electric Literature put it on our radar, and we are so grateful. Because how else would we know how to properly […] Reply Let’s Talk About… Collective Nouns | Once Upon A Lexicon September 8, 2015 […] Mental Floss, OjoHaven, Electric Lit, Rod […] Reply Let’s Talk About… Terms of Venery (Collective Nouns Pt. 2) | Once Upon A Lexicon September 10, 2015 […] (Resources: Mental Floss, OjoHaven, Electric Lit) […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.