Saturday, November 05, 2005

The venereal game

No, it's not what you think... it's wordplay, based on the book An Exaltation of Larks by James Lipton. You think up new collective nouns (pride of lions, gaggle of geese) for any topic you choose - in this case, Politics 2005. My favorites:
A corruption of Republicans
A swindle of lobbyists
A murder of mercenaries
A scream of Deaniacs
A weep of Liebermans
A bias of partisans
A crock of creationists
A vehemence of evangelicals
A bewilderment of dittoheads
A wash of investigations (and a whitewash of White House investigations)
A delusion of neocons
A spin of talking points
A squander of economists
A howl of fascists
A compliance of reporters
An agony of Democrats
Once you get started, it's hard to stop.

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