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What is a group of jellyfish called?

Asked by HungryGuy (15949 points ) December 19th, 2009

You know…like a group of lions is called a “pride” or a group of cows is called a “herd.”

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absalom's avatar

A fluther.

holden's avatar

A gaggle!

no?

ccrow's avatar

umm…

absalom's avatar

Or maybe a taint of tilapia. My favorite gross collective noun.

toomuchcoffee911's avatar

Wait… really?

GingerMinx's avatar

Fluther, smack, smuck, and I am sure there are more.

J0E's avatar

It’s right on the tip of my tongue…

dpworkin's avatar

A Plurk or a Facebook

stratman37's avatar

@J0E – so’s that pickax!

J0E's avatar

Spongebob’s Heaven

Buttonstc's avatar

Well in these here parts it is officially known as a Fluther for obvious reasons :)

flameboi's avatar

it depends, if astrochuck is in it, it would have a name, if not, it would have a different more boring name :s

AstroChuck's avatar

Damned if I know. Great question!

gymnastchick729's avatar

a SMACK (in the face)

fireside's avatar

Painful.

Here’s what a group of jellyfish look like, if that helps any.

AstroChuck's avatar

—Could it be an Answerbag of jellyfish?

HungryGuy's avatar

@AstroChuck – A what of jellyfish????

NaturalMineralWater's avatar

uh.. why has no one said school yet… a school of jellyfish

AstroChuck's avatar

—A ws.dm of jellyfish?

Symbeline's avatar

I’d call it pretty damn gross if I was swimming and a whole bunch came floating near me, ew.

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

@AstroChuck A school of Answerbags is call a douse of Neanderpotumouses. :-)

AstroChuck's avatar

@Hypocrisy_Central- Well, that’s not very nice.

HungryGuy's avatar

So what should you do if you’re swimming in the ocean, and suddenly discover that you’re in the midst of an answerbag of jellyfish?

AstroChuck's avatar

@HungryGuy- That’s pretty much what I’ve been doing for the last two weeks.

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