Thursday, 3 September 2009

A Walk?

A Walk?, originally uploaded by julian sawyer.

A soon as the rain stopped this group of snails came out for there own wander. But whoever decided that the collective noun for a group of Snails should be a 'Walk' needs a bit of a talking too.
A 'rout' or an 'escargatoire' of snails can also been used apparently... just in case you were wondering....

1 comment:

Nikki Harman said...

My 4 year old daughter loves snails. At the moment we have to add a good 10 mins to our walks because she likes to stop to inspect every snail we see, mostly to check whether the birds have taken a snack or not! I love this image, as well as the others I have looked through on here, beautiful photos that remind me of how good we have it down here!

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