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gaggle_geeseFriday is here at last and it’s time for a little ‘did you know?’ courtesy of a gaggle of geese. Apparently, different animals have different names they like to call themselves when they’re in groups. Hence, a gaggle of geese. And a herd of cows. And a school of fish. So you already knew about those, right? Okay, but what about:

a clowder of cats
an ostentation of peacocks
a parliament of owls
a dole of doves
a bouquet of pheasants
a kettle of hawks
a leap of leopards
a sleuth of bears
a wedge of swans

And it doesn’t matter how big the group is, it could be ten or ten hundred.


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