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
an Exaltation of doves
and, presumably because they look so wise:
a Congress 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 Parliament A PARLIAMENT OF BABOONS! I guess that pretty much explains the things that come out from