Thursday, September 1, 2011

Ruled by Baboons

 It's September...and spring in the Land of Oz.
 You gotta makes your day.
Got this in an email:
We are all familiar with 
a Herd of cows, 
a Flock of chickens, 
a School of  fish    
and a Gaggle of geese.  

A Pride of lions, 
a Murder of crows.
An Exaltation of doves and, presumably because they look so wise, a    Parliament of  owls.  

Now consider a group  of Baboons. 
They are the loudest, most dangerous, most  obnoxious, most viciously    aggressive and least intelligent of  all primates.  
And what is the proper collective noun for  a group of baboons? 

Believe it or not  ........ They are called a Congress!  

I  guess that pretty much explains the things that come out  of    Washington and Canberra (Oz)!!
Am I being mean... ?


  1. Look at that I did not know.
    I learned a laugh.
    Thanks, loved the pictures!
    May the God of the seasons and baboons bless you!

  2. I think that pretty much says it all...(at least for Washington, I can't speak for Canberry.)

    I had heard a murder of crows (and believe me listening to a group f them can be murderous. Nothing else likes to crow about themselves as much as a crow.) Anyway, I had not heard about a congress of baboons.

    Thanks for the laugh - a good way to begin my day!


  3. Forgive my spelling, I meant Canberra. :)

  4. Now this really did put a smile on my face this morning. Blessings, Lloyd

  5. Not mean, just funny!!!! I have actually printed this to record for our church prayer and info line! You gave me a good laugh today!

  6. Food for thought! Probably in the days when they came up with the expression, they also had a congress.

  7. Crystal, this is just hilarious! Your post was so unique and informative. I never hear that a group of crows was called a murder! That's terrible... but a congress of baboons... now that is really funny (and fitting?!)

    Your post made my day.


  8. Good Morning, sweet Crystal,
    Great food for thoughts, and a thought provoking post, you've got in here...
    I visit you this day. I have been thinking of you. You have a special way with words and with love, my friend. You are so much loved by many people. You give a lot from you to the world. You are a beautiful person from inside and out. Thank you for posting such inspirational things for the world!! I am praying for your complete healings and prompt recovery, Crytal.
    God bless you, sweetheart, and those you love!!
    Thanks for visiting my blogs and for saying such lovely things about me!!
    I love you too, sweet Crystal!!
    Io ti voglio molto benne, bella donna!!
    Blessings and Prayers,
    Poet Starry Dawn.

  9. Hi again, Crystal,
    I made a spelling mistake in my previous post.
    I mean, CRYSTAL.
    I love you, sweetheart!!
    Poet Starry Dawn.

  10. hahaha...that is a good one. What a strange coincidence, or maybe not. :) I will have to send this off as an e-mail too!! Thank you, Crystal.

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  12. I enjoyed reading this!

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