Still talking turkey after the holiday
What do you call a group of turkeys?
A turkey-related traffic jam on Route 6A this morning, inspired the question, "what is a group of turkeys called?"
A clowder, a herd, a gaggle, a dray--what does one call a group of wild turkeys trying to make it from one side of Old King's Highway to the other?
If you said gobble, flock or gaggle, you'd be wrong!
We took to the cloud for the answer on wild turkeys and other Cape Cod land, air and water critters and creatures and discovered the collective nouns for the following:
Although many of these terms are not often used in everyday English, they are quite colorful and have been around for centuries.
Now, whatever would one call a group of tourists? Or Cape Codders--born and bred or washashore?