A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras by Studios Jason WoopA Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras by Studios Jason Woop

A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras

byStudios Jason Woop

Hardcover | February 25, 2015

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This illustrated guide compiles over 2,000 collective nouns and brings them to life in stunningly colorful, graphic artwork from the design dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the English language, the diversity of terms collected here covers topics from plants and animals (a parade of elephants, an embarrassment of pandas) to people and things (a pomposity of professors, an exultation of fireworks) and range from the familiar (a pride of lions) to the downright obscure (an ooze of amoebas). Pronunciations, definitions, etymologies, and historical anecdotes make this beautiful book an entertaining read, a standout reference, and a visual treat. Language lovers and art appreciators alike will be captivated by this gem, rich in word and image.
London-based Woop Studios is Miraphora Mina, Eduardo Lima, Harriet Logan, and Mark Faulkner. Mira and Eduardo spent the last decade working as graphic designers on the Harry Potter movies. They joined with Harriet and Mark to visually celebrate a love of collective nouns.
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Title:A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of ZebrasFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:236 pages, 10.02 × 7.44 × 1.11 inShipping dimensions:10.02 × 7.44 × 1.11 inPublished:February 25, 2015Publisher:Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1452108234

ISBN - 13:9781452108230

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