Publication Date: 01/10/2013 ISBN: 9781452108230 Category:

Compendium of Collective Nouns

Woop Studios, Jason Sacher

Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: 01/10/2013 ISBN: 9781452108230 Category:
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£21.99

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This illustrated guide compiles over 2,000 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 things (a pomposity of professors, an exultation of fireworks) and range from the familiar (a pride of lions) to the downright obscure (an ooze of amoebas). Pronunciations, definitions, etymologies, and historical anecdotes make this beautiful book an entertaining read, a standout reference, and a visual treat. Language lovers and art appreciators alike will be captivated by this gem, rich in word and image.

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