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A collective noun OF dragons :)



 
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A collective noun OF dragons :) #1 (permalink) Fri Sep 22, 2006 18:17 pm   A collective noun OF dragons :)
 

Hi

Which preposition is correct to be used in

'a collective noun for [birds, dogs, dragons,..]'
or
'a collective noun of [birds, dogs, dragons,..]'

I saw both, but it doesn't validate anything.

?

PS. By the way - a collective noun for dragons is... :)
http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/triffid/trimmings/volume1/art44.htm
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Prepostion #2 (permalink) Fri Sep 22, 2006 19:17 pm   Prepostion
 

Hi Tamara,

I would say: a collective noun for

Incidentally talking of dragons, do you watch the TV programme The Dragons' Den?

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Incident #3 (permalink) Fri Sep 22, 2006 21:44 pm   Incident
 

Hi!

Incidently reading this topic I became reminded to a pop-group named "Daniel at the lions`den"! :roll:

Regards

Michael

P.S. A collective noun of dragons might be : "UUUAAAHHHH"! :wink: :lol:
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A collective noun OF dragons :) #4 (permalink) Fri Sep 22, 2006 22:44 pm   A collective noun OF dragons :)
 

Alan, I try, but alas, such serials are still too much for me.
Too difficult... :(

Michael, I’ve found out the full list of. For. :)
Have a look:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_collective_nouns_for_reptiles_and_amphibians
(Especially I like the collective noun an army of frogs )

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