Mayer-Bernadette_Experiments.html from upenn.edu. Confusing Words. I Write Like. Kurt Vonnegut explains drama. I was at a Kurt Vonnegut talk in New York a few years ago.
Talking about writing, life, and everything. He explained why people have such a need for drama in their life. He said, “People have been hearing fantastic stories since time began. The problem is, they think life is supposed to be like the stories. Month: "2007-05" Cha It's been so long that I don't even look down your street anymore. tags: moving on memory [add] 2007-05-31 14:54:55 / Rating: 2242.25 / Steph.
Fun With Words: Collective Nouns. One of the craziest oddities of the English language is that there are so many different collective nouns that all mean "group" but which are specific to what particular thing there is a group of: a herd of elephants, a crowd of people, a box of crayons, a pad of paper, etc.
There is great diversity of collective nouns associated with animals, from a sleuth of bears to a murder of crows. The following is a list of the correct terms to describe groups of various types of animals.