A pride of lions, a gaggle of geese, a parliament of owls – we asked RD readers to come up with a few collective nouns of their own. These were a crush of our favourites:

– A brace of orthodontists. – Russell Cofer

– A sulk of teenagers; a bogey of monsters; a chord of musicians. – Andrea Defusco-Sullivan

– A slew of assassins. – Elizabeth Silverthorn

– A muddle of managers. – Steve Seyarto

– A lot of parking attendants. – R.M.

– A string of bikinis; a piddle of puppies. – L.M.

Various readers

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