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Old 07-11-2014, 09:23 PM   #501
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Old 07-11-2014, 09:34 PM   #502
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I've always thought "a murder of crows" was a pretty bizarre choice of words...
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Old 07-12-2014, 01:13 AM   #503
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inveterate:
1. Old; firmly established by long continuance; of long standing;
obstinately deep-rooted; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate habit.
2. (of a person) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed;
habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.
3. Malignant; virulent; spiteful.
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Old 07-12-2014, 07:27 AM   #504
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If I don't know the correct term for any group, they just become a "bunch of" Works for me and the other person gets the idea and meaning.
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Old 07-12-2014, 12:00 PM   #505
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You are right about the congress of baboons.
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Old 07-12-2014, 03:34 PM   #506
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Persnickety
"1. excessively particular; fussy."
persnickety - definition of persnickety by The Free Dictionary

Easily offended and persnickety can be interchangeable at times.
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Old 07-13-2014, 01:19 AM   #507
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tardigrade:
Sluggish; moving slowly.
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Old 07-13-2014, 01:22 AM   #508
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harridan

A vicious and scolding woman, especially an older one.

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A vicious and scolding woman, especially an older one.

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Bazinga!
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hapless:
Very unlucky; ill-fated.
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