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betajet
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Re: and yet more...
betajet   9/22/2013 4:16:26 PM
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I would go with "a shush of librarians".  This is from the old days when libraries were deadly quiet and anyone who made a noise could expect a "shush!" and an angry look from the nearest librarian.

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Re: and yet more...
betajet   9/22/2013 4:12:38 PM
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I would go with "an exaggeration of salesmen".  This is borrowed from the classic joke with the punch-line: "Oh, you know how those [IBM] salesmen always exaggerate."

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Re: Horripilations
betajet   9/22/2013 4:09:30 PM
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Thanks!  I'm glad there are others who feel the same way about BGAs.

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Collectives
anon4480659   9/21/2013 4:39:50 AM
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A prattle of PRs!

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and yet more...
David Ashton   9/21/2013 2:30:19 AM
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How about:

A swindling of salesmen (especially those of used cars!)

a bevy of beauty therapists

a galaxy of astronomers

a sparkling of jewellers

A coat of painters

a ring of jewellers

a shelf of grocers

a hirsuteness of barbers

a hearing of audiologists

A refraction of opticians

an array of programmers

a classification of librarians

an attribution of authors

a reference of technical writers

and last but not least
A competence of engineers
You could maybe use "excellence" as well - it has better alliteration but doesn't have the same ring to it...

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Horripilations
David Ashton   9/21/2013 1:24:43 AM
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@Max: "Betajet also told us that "horripilation" is another name for goose bumps or goose flesh, but he didn't take this any further."



Actually his suggestion was in his subject line: "A Horripilation of Ball Grid Arrays"

Which I would agree with!

 

 

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Let's not forget RTOS programmers
betajet   9/20/2013 7:33:07 PM
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"A Tardy of RTOS programmers."

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Definition of a "sillygism"
betajet   9/20/2013 7:31:28 PM
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"A Sillygism is the combination of two Prim Misses to yield a Delusion".  [Lewis Carroll, of course]

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Re: More!!
David Ashton   9/20/2013 7:17:04 PM
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I was going to suggest a sheet of musicians, but none of them are playing anything (one hopes :-)  and a sheet of singers does not have the same ring to it (even though it alliterates better)...

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Duane Benson   9/20/2013 5:10:22 PM
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My vote would go to Garcia's: "an entanglement of quantum physicists"

Here's two that may have been directed toward me over the years:

A clumsy of geeks

A nnoying of nerds

 

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