C is for Corn

 

Zea mays
A cache of corn cobs.

C is for collective nouns

Collective nouns help us to describe groups of things. These terms were originally created by hunters to allow them to describe their successes.

a clutter of cats

a couple of spaniels

a catch of fish

a colony of penguins

a quicksand of credit cards

 

Exercise

What is your favourite collective noun? How many can you think of?