A compendium of collective nouns

from an armory of aardvarks to a zeal of zebras
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Comparative and general Grammar, Terms and phrases, Words in art, Collective nouns, Woop Studios, Miscellanea, English lan
Statementby Mark Faulkner, Eduardo Lima Filho, Harriet Logan, and Miraphora Mina of Woop Studios ; text by Jay Sacher
ContributionsWoop Studios
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNE642.W67 A4 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination236 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27165131M
ISBN 101452108234
ISBN 139781452108230
LC Control Number2013010190
OCLC/WorldCa829744344

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Aided throughout by full page illustrations, (which are /5(77). Well, this book will tell you, and do it with wonderful illustrations to boot.

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Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the diversity of terms collected here covers topics from plants and animals (a parade of elephants, an embarrassment of pandas) to people and things (a pomposity of professors, an.

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While the individual prints are wonderful, A Compendium of Collective Nouns, (there is also a children’s picture book version called A Zeal of Zebras), allows Logan and Faulkner’s original concept – complimented perfectly by MinaLima’s stunning artwork – to be fully realised.

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A charm of goldfinches. An ostentation of peacocks. A murder of crows. The English language brims with witty words for flocks of birds.

Thought to have originated from hunting manuals, the practice of inventing collective nouns for birds has since evolved into a sport all its own, with new words striving to perfectly capture the essence of each bird/5. The book A Barrel of Monkeys: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Animals, Compiled by Samuel Fanous is published by Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.

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A Compendium of Collective Nouns (Hardcover) From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras. By Woop Studios, Jay Sacher (Text by). Chronicle Books,pp. Publication Date: Septem A Compendium of Collective Nouns | This illustrated guide compiles over 2, collective nouns and brings them to life in stunningly colorful, graphic artwork from the design dynamos at Woop Studios.

Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the diversity of terms collected here covers topics from plants and animals (a parade of elephants, an embarrassment of pandas) to people and Brand: Chronicle Books.

MinaLima™ exclusive A Compendium of Collective Nouns copy includes a signed book plate in the cover of the book. Each book plate is personally signed by Miraphora and Eduardo. Hardcover, pages. Size – x x cm ( x x 1 inches).

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By Whoop Studios. pages; Chronicle Books Available at: | Barnes & Noble | Apple Books | IndieBound. A whoop of gorillas?. Add a gift card to your order. Choose your denomination. About this book 'A murder of crows', 'a charm of goldfinches', 'an ostentation of peacocks': collective nouns for British birds have existed since at least the mid-fifteenth century.

They are thought to originate in texts about hunting, but have since evolved into evocative, witty and literary expressions, each striving to capture the very. The collective nouns for 'books' are a library of books, a compendium of books, a pile of books. However, any noun is a collective noun when used for that function; for example a book of stamps or.

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Now self-employed as an illustrator working out of. WOOP studios (best known as graphic designers for all things Harry Potter) has collected a selection of their prints in this beautiful book.

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