Descriptive Nouns

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  The English language has some wonderfully descriptive nouns for the various groups of animals. We are all familiar with:

a Herd of cows

a Flock of chickens

a School of fish

and a Gaggle of geese.

However, less widely known is:

a Pride of lions,

a Murder of crows

(as well as their cousins the rooks and ravens),

an Exaltation of doves,

and, presumably because they look so wise:

a Parliament of owls.

Now consider a group of Baboons.
They are the loudest, most dangerous, most obnoxious, most viciously aggressive and least intelligent of all primates.
And what is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons?
Believe it or not... a Congress!


I guess that pretty much explains the things that come out of Washington !

You just canít make this stuff up.
Go green Ė Recycle Congress in 2012! The liberals won again, here comes Obama's Socialism!!