“Terms of Venery”

http://www.northlandoutdoors.com/event/article/id/18133/publisher_ID/28/

Tip o’ the nib to my lonely brains for this amazing article on the origins of collective nouns for animals. Bird are especially delineated. Perhaps the take away from all of this, is that Middle English was still very much influx, because the competing Norman, Saxon and Anglo languages all pre-dated the printing press.

Also, An Exaltation of Larks!

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