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    Many,many years ago when my teeth did not go in a jar i remembered seeing a Black/white film where a flock of geese were shepherded from the country to London and an ancient by law in order to cross london bridge Does anyone know of this film or its actors Help?

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    Singleton's Pluck with Ian Holm? But this was not in black and white.




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    It was released in the UK as LAUGHTERHOUSE

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    Hi all, I recall manymany years ago seeing a film whereby a shepherd walked a large flock of geese to London and envoked an old bye-law which enabled them to cross London bridge,if memory serves me correct.Can anyone please help as to the title and players within the film Thankyou

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    Any relation to this film?

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    name='rejrob'] Hi all, I recall manymany years ago seeing a film whereby a shepherd walked a large flock of geese to London and envoked an old bye-law which enabled them to cross London bridge,if memory serves me correct.Can anyone please help as to the title and players within the film Thankyou


    See post No 2 in this very thread.

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    <pedant> skein </pedant>



    Coat on.........

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    name='Straff']<pedant> skein </pedant>



    Coat on.........


    Another Pedant Writes...



    It's a gaggle when they're on the ground. A skein is when they're flying. According to this rather excellent book



    [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Crash-Rhinoceros-Dictionary-Collective-Nouns/dp/1559211415"]A crash of rhinoceroses[/ame]

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    name='CaptainWaggett']Another Pedant Writes...



    It's a gaggle when they're on the ground. A skein is when they're flying. According to this rather excellent book



    A crash of rhinoceroses
    What does it give for a group of pedants?



    Steve

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    There are quite a few suggestions here ....



    link: The collective noun for pedants

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    name='Steve Crook']What does it give for a group of pedants?



    Steve


    I believe the term you're looking for is an answer

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    To all those with a great sense of humour and in the know THankyou for the answers Indepted

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    name='Steve Crook']What does it give for a group of pedants?



    Steve


    I'd like to suggest a 'smugness'. Thats me that is

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