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stugumby
10-10-2006, 07:54 AM
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got stumped at work so need help from the experts...

1. why do we couint sheep when trying to fall asleep?


2. multiple animal groupings? hedge hogs, is it an array of hedge hogs or a pack of hedge hogs.

3. is there a slew of any groupings of animals?

and last but not least is the TB-3 snap roll bug fixed and wuill the A-20 C bombsight be in metric or standard measurements??

OMK_Hand
10-10-2006, 12:03 PM
Don't know about hedgehogs... I do know that the collective noun for bagpipes is;

A 'boll*cks' of bagpipes.

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hi_stik
10-10-2006, 01:41 PM
I believe hedgehogs come in "pods", like whales.


"I witnessed a pod of hedgehogs crossing the road the other day. A tractor-trailer wiped it out. soooo sad..."

The A-20 bombsight is in fathoms, methinks.

nellip
10-11-2006, 03:43 AM
Pretty sure that the collective noun for hedgehogs is a "prickle"!

Honest, I'm not making it up............

OMK_Hand
10-11-2006, 12:16 PM
Following on from that, could it be a 'Parliment' of Hedgehogs?

That's the only other situation where you'd find so many pr*cks in one place.

(Little bit of politics...)

major_setback
10-11-2006, 01:41 PM
From Collins Gem English Dictionary.

Animal group names.

A barren of mules
...bevy of quails
...brace or lease of bucks
...brood or covey of grouse
...building or clamour of rooks
...cast of hawks
...clowder of cats
...colony of gulls
...covert of coots
...covey of partridges
...down or husk of hares
...exaltation of larks
...field or string of racehorses
...gaggle of geese
...gang of elk
...herd of antelopes
...herd of curlews!
...herd of cranes
...host of sparrows
...kindle of kittens
...labour of moles
...leap of leopards
...litter of cubs
...murmuration of starlings
...muster of peacocks
...nest of rabbits
...paddling of ducks
...richesse of martins
...run of poultry (chicken run)
...sedge of herons
...shrewdness of apes
...skein of geese in flight
...skulk of foxes
...sleuth of bears
...sounder of boars
...team of ducks in flight
...troop of kangaroos, monkeys
...watch of nightingales


...and what about aircraft, pilots, aircraft types?

Flight of aircraft.

In answer to your question:
A sounder or dryft of swine (pigs) could work for hedgehogs?

major_setback
10-11-2006, 01:49 PM
Doh! I needn't have copied out that lot above!

http://www.rinkworks.com/words/collective.shtml

The correct answer to your question is 'Google'; or:

array of hedgehogs
prickle of hedgehogs