A buck of milkshakes. (Illustration by Laura Lorenz)
What do you call a group of … ?
Maroon multiples.
Collective nouns exist for nearly every group of animals and gathering of people, but what’s the proper nomenclature for Maroon multiples? We took a stab at some potential UChicago aggregation terms. A weary of grad students A daze of first-years A Milton of free lunches A merger of MBAs A buck of milkshakes A gurgle of gargoyles A flutter of prospies A jitter of coffee shops A persuasion of law students A bleary of library naps An aggression of quad squirrels What did we forget? Send your UChicago-themed plural appellations to uchicago-magazine@uchicago.edu. We’ll post our favorites.