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Aussie collective nouns – winners!

We asked for Aussie collective nouns and you delivered! Now it’s time to announce our favourite ten. Congratulations to everyone who won and thank to for entering. It was a lot of fun to see what we could all come up with.

Our top 3 winners recieve a copy of the Macquarie Dictionary Seventh Edition, valued at $120.00!

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10. A stone of crows, submitted by @wrenju

stone of crows

9. A waddle of wombats, submitted by @denisebean03

waddle of wombats

8. A sting of bluebottles, submitted by @sallyddavies

 a sting of bluebottles

7. A splash of rainbow lorikeets, submitted by @leoj_tweets

splash of rainbow lorikeets

6. A cacophony of cockatoos, submitted by Danielle

cacophony of cockatoos

5. A bag of crocodiles, submitted by Geoff

bag of crocodiles

4. An eclipse of moon jellyfish, submitted by @giadmnq

eclipse of moon jellyfish

3. A quiver of echidnas, submitted by @fogartya. Congratulations, you are one of our winners!

quiver of echidnas

2. A raffle of chooks, submitted by Stephen. Congratulations, you are one of our winners!

raffle of chooks

1. A Fanning of sharks, submitted by @giadmnq in honour of @mfanno. Congratulations, you are one of our winners!

Fanning of sharks

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