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27 Hilarious Words For Groups Of Things That Should Exist

An agglutination of linguists. Bless the #ModernCollectiveNouns hashtag.

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On Wednesday, Twitter users Eezeebee and Brett Fish Anderson started the hashtag #ModernCollectiveNouns with the account @AFrikkinHashtag, which hosts hashtag games every Wednesday.

A barrage of Segway riders? A swarm? Join @BrettFishA and @Eezeebee101 as we play #ModernCollectiveNouns

The hashtag actually originated way back in 2012, but picked up in earnest on March 30.

You probably know a few funny collective nouns. For instance, you can have a prickle of hedgehogs or a skulk of foxes.

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But Twitter users quickly jumped in with their own playful take on the collective nouns we actually need today...

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A vineyard of six second clips. #ModernCollectiveNouns

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A hypercorrection of prescriptivists. https://t.co/0z1uhtLNd4

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A shallow of Kardashians #ModernCollectiveNouns

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A Penmanship of Doctors #ModernCollectiveNouns

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A validation of selfies #ModernCollectiveNouns

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A debt of graduates #ModernCollectiveNouns

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A seried of typos.

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A fraud of bankers #ModernCollectiveNouns

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A blur of opticians.

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A bulge of manspreaders #ModernCollectiveNouns

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A smug of Priuses.

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A literally of white girls #moderncollectivenouns

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An Irony of Hipsters #ModernCollectiveNouns

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A binge of Netflix subscribers #ModernCollectiveNouns

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A Judgement of Mothers

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A Hillary of Pantsuits

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A sprocket of Steampunks.

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A serenity of meditators. #ModernCollectiveNouns

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A "Connivance" of conspiracy theorists #ModernCollectiveNouns

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A Sequence of Statisticians

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An agglutination of linguists #ModernCollectiveNouns

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A distraction of smartphones #ModernCollectiveNouns

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a froth of baristas #ModernCollectiveNouns

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A pedantry of Oxford commas #ModernCollectiveNouns

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An interruption of mansplainers #ModernCollectiveNouns

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#ModernCollectiveNouns A sitcom of presidential candidates.

27. Welp!

a murder of language #ModernCollectiveNouns

Nice work, Language Twitter!

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