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What do you call a group of…

 

Did you know that there are collective nouns for many different groups of animals? Some you may well be familiar with (such…

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Side-netting battlers and giant-killing tacklers: a football corpus

 

Although, by now, quite a few people around the world will be mourning their home country’s exit from the World Cup, we…