Pick a Perfect Noun

Someone has already thought up such extraordinary group words as ``a clowder of cats'' and ``a company of archers,'' not to mention ``a regiment of hypocrites'' and ``a sloth of bears.''

Here is your opportunity to achieve an enviable niche in posterity by inventing collective terms for any or all of the following: 1. Administrators 2. Performance artists 3. Couch potatoes 4. Bungee-jumpers 5. Baby boomers 6. Antique collectors 7. Friends of the earth 8. Investigative journalists 9. Ex-presidents

Answers on a postcard please to:

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The ones the editors like most might be printed on some future page.

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