Here’s a fun conversation to finish off 2012. I once saw a bunch of suggestions for the proper collective noun for monsters (i.e., instead of a ‘murder of ravens’, a ‘mash of monsters’ or a ‘terror of monsters’, etc.)
Anyone want to take a crack at a collective noun for aliens?
Gardner Dozois: If they’re the kind from Alien, “An Outburst of Aliens” would seem appropriate.
Gary K. Wolfe: And ...Read MoreRead more