100 Days Project

Ben: 100 Writings / 100 Opening Guitar Hooks

various, random creative expressions / writings, inspired partially by 100 popular songs (songs that somewhat begin with a leading hook of a guitar.)

Day 36:

“The House of the Rising Sun” (1964) by the Animals

“The House of the Rising Sun” (1964) by the Animals


Yesterday, I found a list of interestingly accepted forms of animal collective terms. However, being creative, I’ve added my own. Try and guess which are true and which are mine:

A Band of Ass;
A Congress of Baboon;
A Blindness of Bats;
A Sleuth of Bear;
A Busy of Beavers;
A Spelling of Bees;
A Strength of Bulls;
A Flutter of Butterfly;
A Hump of Camel;
A Curiosity of Cats;
A Speed of Cheetah;
A Brood of Chicken;
A Harem of Chimpanzee;
A Happiness of Clams;
A Quiver of Cobra;
An Intrusion of Cockroach;
A Train of Coyote;
A Siege of Crane;
A Float of Crocodile;
A Murder of Crows;
A Rangale of Deer;
A Day of Dogs;
A Piteousness of Dove;
A Lame of Duck;
An Aerie of Eagles;
A Pipe of Eel;
A Memory of Elephant;
A Gross of Falcon;
A Cloud of Fly;
A Cunning of Fox;
A Prince of Frog;
A Graceful of Gazelle;
A Stretch of Giraffe;
A Troop of Gorilla;
A Salad Bowl of Hamster;
A Kettle of Hawk;
A Thunder of Hippopotami;
A Cackle of Hyena;
A Shadow of Jaguar;
A Smuth of Jellyfish;
A Court of Kangaroo;
A Smitten of Kittens;
A Bank of Komodo Dragons;
A Gentle of Lamb;
A Leap of Leopard;
A Bravery of Lion;
A Risk of Lobster;
A Gulp of Magpie;
A Harvest of Mice;
A Labour of Moles;
A Business of Monkey;
A Scourge of Mosquito;
A Lodge of Otter;
A Parliament of Owl;
A Yoke of Ox;
A Culch of Oyster;
A Vanity of Peacock;
A Scoop of Pelican;
A Raft of Penguin;
A Loft of Pigeon;
A Greed of Pig;
A Marmalade of Ponies;
A Prickle of Porcupine;
A Play of Possum;
A Down of Rabbit;
A Nursery of Raccoon;
A Plague of Rat;
A Conspiracy of Raven;
A Crash of Rhinoceros;
A Shoal of Seahorse;
A Rookery of Seal;
A Wool of Sheep;
A Drunk of Skunk;
A Laziness of Sloth;
A Hood of Snail;
A Slinky of Snake;
A Fear of Spider;
An Inkpot of Squid;
A Scurry of Squirrel;
A Streak of Tiger;
A Lump of Toad;
A Slow of Tortoise;
A Thanksgiving of Turkey;
A Dule of Turtles;
A Tooth of Walrus;
A Sneak of Weasel;
A Hunger of Wolves;
A Squirm of Worm;
A Cabinet of Yak;
A Streak of Zebra;