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theres a lot of facts whose only reason to exist is for know-it-alls to know them. one of the more obvious examples are those "whats the collective noun for a group of which animal" type thing, but in actuality maybe as many as 50% of all facts are in this category!!!

@jk I have a suspicion that something like 90% of those collective nouns are made up by collective-noun-knowers in order to have more collective nouns to know.

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@WAHa_06x36 @jk i believe there is a cabal of entymologists known as the “Noun Collective” that lobby for the protection and creation of rare collective noun