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Published October 25, 2012 More Info »
  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! A CONGRESS OF BABOONS!   I guess that pretty much explains the things that come out of Washington !   You just can’t make this stuff up.
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