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THE TRUTH ........ Did You Know
3 years ago
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A Herd of cows, a Flock of chickens


The English language has some wonderfully anthropomorphic collective 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 can't make this stuff up.


3 years ago

a Congress!

 

It's true!  

3 years ago

Bravo,Katii.  I think you just invented a new game.  Let's call it "What Else Can We Call Them?"  Here's my first offering.

 

A Conglomerate of (in)justices:

 

 

3 years ago

I renamed the highest court in the land the "Supreme Court of Injustice" a few years ago

 

I also renamed the nation's "Capitol Hill"...

 

ponzi hill.jpg

 

 

3 years ago

Perfect!

 

Rename the FDA - Financial Underwriters for Comprehensively Killing Us Slowly

                         (check out that acronym) 

3 years ago

FUCKEDUS

3 years ago

US Supreme Court:  Supreme Court Reviled Edicts Working to Undermine the Potential of 50 States.

 

They get that one for Citizen's United.

3 years ago

You are really good at this Angelica. Now come up with some good one's for EPA and FEMA.

3 years ago

Thank you, Laura.  You are very kind.

This one's for you:

 

EPA - Enviro Prostitutes At-large

 

Give me a bit to think of a really deserving one for FEMA (what the hell is it that they do besides tie things up with red tape?).

3 years ago

FEMA - Federal Emissaries for Mind-f**king America

 

That's the best I've got.  Anybody else?

3 years ago

Environmental Pimps Anonymous?

3 years ago

Perfect, Nancy.  Too perfect. 

3 years ago

 you guys crack my up

3 years ago

FEMA - Federal End of Meaningful Assitance.

3 years ago

FDA - F*cking Double-crossing A**holes

3 years ago

Katii wins... for  FEMA.  The end of meaningful assistance. Brilliant. Wish there was a T in there so we could insult them over those Katrina trailers with no electricity.

 

Military Industrial Complex   MIC

 

Macchiavellian Industry Chimps? 

 

 

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