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The English language has some wonderfully anthropomorphic collective nouns for various groups of animals.

You may be familiar with a 'herd' of cows, a 'flock' of chickens, a 'school' of fish and a 'gaggle' of geese.

Less widely known are a 'pride' of lions, a 'murder' of crows, an 'exaltation' of doves and a 'parliament' of owls.

Now consider a group of baboons... the loudest, most dangerous, most obnoxious, most aggressive and least intelligent of all primates. Do you know the proper collective noun for a group of baboons? Believe it or not... it's a 'congress!'

That sure explains things in Washington!