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Old 04 April 2011, 01:11   #1
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Most correct, least correct

There's a couple of recent threads talking about a "gaggle of RIBs" and a "RIBsquadron"

Question is, what's the most correct or least correct collective noun for a gathering of RIBs or nobbers?
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Old 04 April 2011, 01:30   #2
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I suppose it should be a flotilla of ribs , but that sounds a bit naff.

How about a Grin of ribs ! Due to the inherent grin factor .

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On YBW it was suggested that the collective noun for boat owners should be an optimism.

A fleet of RIBs is probably most proper.

A pump of inflatables?

A slip of trailer boats?

A wake of powerboats?
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how about a'cage' of ribs
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Surely it should be a "rack" of RIBs, a single RIB should be a "spare" RIB.
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How about a Barbeque of Ribs ... yum
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Rummble of ribs !

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Surely it should be a "rack" of RIBs, a single RIB should be a "spare" RIB.
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Surely it should be a "rack" of RIBs
Not when Bigmuz7's around

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ok you get my vote
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Least correct terms:

Pack of
Hoard of
Gang of


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Surely it's got to be a spray of ribs!
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Surely it's got to be a spray of ribs!
aaheeermmm if it's going to be a spray then it really ought to be a 'sprey of ribs!
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No io definitely meant a spray! Lol!
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A 'nob of ribbers'?
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I guess a "Grin" of RIBS works
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Reading through and I was about to suggest the same but you beat me to it
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