Collective nouns

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David
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Re: Collective nouns

Post by David » Fri Aug 02, 2013 5:34 am

a mornay of tuners
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Re: Collective nouns

Post by Smith » Fri Aug 02, 2013 5:56 am

A quiver of quavers.

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by Smith » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:00 am

A snifter of sharps.

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by David » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:04 am

a coulomb of conductors
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folly

Re: Collective nouns

Post by folly » Mon Aug 19, 2013 6:10 am

A hold of fermatas
A pad of notes
A pause of rests
Bar staff (collective term for musicians)

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by David » Tue Aug 20, 2013 12:02 am

an expanse of accordians
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Leonie Kaye

Re: Collective nouns

Post by Leonie Kaye » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:56 am

A finale of fermatas

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by David » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:16 am

an assignation of triangles
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ameriken

Re: Collective nouns

Post by ameriken » Thu Oct 17, 2013 5:21 pm

Some toots of flutes

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by David » Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:36 pm

a dejavu of repeats



NB I do know deja vu is normally 2 words, call it poetic license.
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ameriken

Re: Collective nouns

Post by ameriken » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:34 pm

The cadence of canon fire
A bow of cello (bowl of jello)

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by Smith » Fri Oct 25, 2013 4:54 pm

a collusion of cadences.

ameriken

Re: Collective nouns

Post by ameriken » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:28 pm

A choraled choir

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by Smith » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:36 pm

A caucus of clavichords.

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Re: Collective nouns

Post by ameriken » Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:46 pm

deaths of requiems

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