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I was checking out the collective term for geese (in flight, in V formation, a skein, but on the water; a wedge) when I came across the following;


These terms are archaic; they were once obsolete, but they have

been revived somewhat in the 19th or 20th centuries:

A building of rooks

A murmuration of starlings

A muster of peacocks

A peep of chickens


How about that? A peep of chickens.


Wonderful - no longer do I have a flock, or even a noisy bunch or a disparate misplaced conglomeration of non laying pains in the b*t ....


I now have a peep of chickens in my garden.

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