Feature photo above: A piglet of peppers, all with curly tails
I’ve always admired the wonderfully haphazard eccentricity of collective nouns; a parliament of owls, a bike of bees, a nest of rumours, a murmuration of starlings, and one of my very favourites, a rumba of rattlesnakes. I love them all!
Well, here’s a few of my own invention, based on photos I’ve taken of everyday life in and around Fethiye. There may already be well established collective nouns for some of these, but let’s put those to one side for a moment and engage in a little eccentricity of our own.