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Max The Magnificent
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Re: I always liked a "singularity" of wild boars.
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 4:53:15 PM
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@Randa11: I love both "a tedium of bores" and "a spock of logic chips" -- good ones! 

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Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 4:51:56 PM
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@antedeluvian: If we are onto dubious spoonerisms...

Good one!

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I always liked a "singularity" of wild boars.
Randa11   9/18/2013 2:26:50 PM
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Then again I suppose you could have a "tedium" of bores.

For the three unlisted letters what about

a forest of umbrellas

a pencil of X-rays (when they all meet at a point).

and, a barber's shop of yaks.

I quickly scanned through Wikipedia's list and spotted a gulp of swallows.

For ICs what about a "Spock" of logic chips?

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antedeluvian   9/18/2013 1:13:34 PM
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max

If we are onto dubious spoonerisms:

Q: What is the difference between a podiatrist and a drummer?

A: The podiatrist bucks up the feet...

 

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Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:49:39 PM
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@cshore0: The day ARM does a range of hats/caps/tricorns/bobblehats, I will get you one!

Oooh -- I'd like an aged leather tricorn please :-)

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Re: How about "a Congress of Idiots"?
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:43:08 PM
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@Caleb: ...there's also a congress of owls.

I like "a congress of idiots" but I don't think "a congress of owls" is official (although it might be appropriate). There is "a parliment of owls" and "a wisdom of owls" I believe.

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Re: My favorite not-made-up-one
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:37:06 PM
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@kfield: A murder of crows.

In addition to "a murder," you can also have "a horde of crows," "a parcel of crows," or -- my favorite -- "a storytelling of crows"

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Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:34:57 PM
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@antedeluvian: I wonder how many people realise that it's a Spoonerism.

Q: Do you know the difference between a blind sharpshooter and a constipated owl?

A: The sharpshooter shoots and shoots, but never hits; the constipated owl hoots and hoots, but never...

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chrisshore   9/18/2013 11:03:03 AM
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'Tis only a virtual ARM hat by virtue of carrying a business card with ARM on it. The day ARM does a range of hats/caps/tricorns/bobblehats, I will get you one!

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Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:57:26 AM
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@cshore0: With my ARM hat on...

You have an ARM hat? Where did you get it? I want one! :-)

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