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Collective Nouns for Facts - We all know about collective nouns – those words for groups of things of a single kind. From a pride of lions and a gaggle of geese, to a fixie of hipsters, these terms conjure up wonderful imagery and fill gaps in our lexicon. So, let’s say you have a bunch of facts; what do you call this? While it’s unclear what to say for a collection of substantive bits of information, for small and relatively unimportant facts, the choice is clear: a pursuit of trivia.

Collective Nouns for Facts

Collective Nouns for Facts - We all know about collective nouns – those words for groups of things of a single kind. From a pride of lions and a gaggle of geese, to a fixie of hipsters, these terms conjure up wonderful imagery and fill gaps in our lexicon. So, let’s say you have a bunch of facts; what do you call this? While it’s unclear what to say for a collection of substantive bits of information, for small and relatively unimportant facts, the choice is clear: a pursuit of trivia.

The Biblical God's 10 Plagues

Grow mint as an indoor plant, it repels flies and spiders. Hang a CD up with string, to allow it to spin around in the wind. 5 drops of Lavender Essential Oil on a book mark sized piece of paper hung around the house has been reported to drive flies away.

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Distressed Sales – The Vultures Are Circling Vessels In The North Sea

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Butterfly wing scales (Remember all those descriptions relating butterflies to sexual pleasure?

This site has ideas for reading interactive notebooks - this one is for teaching the difference between tone and mood.

I'm Lovin Lit: Interactive Notebook Linky Party ~ Five for Friday! - makes me think of how we had to think nouns to describe ourselves rather than adjectives and how a book like this would help students accomplish this

A group of crows is called a “murder”, so if you have less than three crows, you don’t exactly have a murder. You have an attempted murder!  Also, those aren’t crows in the photo, they are common ravens. Ravens are also in the Corvidae family, but a group of them is not called a murder. It is called a conspiracy.

The collective noun for a group of crows. " A murder of crows".

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Amazing Paintings by Andrew Salgado

Industrial Panda Paintings  Artist SIT Depicts Portions of the Lovable Bear as Smoke Stacks

Industrial Panda Paintings

Industrial Panda Paintings Artist SIT Depicts Portions of the Lovable Bear as Smoke Stacks

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