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Buy an unkindness of ravens a book of collective nouns illustrated by rhodes chloe isbn 9781782433088 from amazons book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. An unkindness of ravens a book of collective nouns kindle edition by rhodes chloe download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading an unkindness of ravens a book of collective nouns. An unkindness of ravens a book of collective nouns ebook rhodes chloe amazonca kindle store. An interesting informative and in parts amusing book it includes a useful introduction to collective nouns in general explaining how as a group they came into being as terms of venery that is of hunting particularly as practised by the aristocratic classes. Despite originating as a form of social etiquette reserved for the gentry many of these collective nouns have survived to become a curious feature of todays everyday language brbrthis absorbing book tells the stories of these evocative phrases many of which have stood the test of time and are still in use today