Is there a collective noun for holes?

An Absence?

Anyhows, for your interest, education and edification here is a nice collection.

Kimberley Big Hole, South Africa


Apparently  the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 tons of diamonds before being closed.

Glory  Hole -  Monticello Dam, California


A  glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be drained from the reservoir. It  is the largest spillway of this type in the  world and consumes 14,400 cubic feet of water every second.

Great Blue  Hole, Belize


This  incredible geographical phenomenon known as a blue hole is situated 60 miles off the mainland of  Belize . There are numerous blue holes around the world, but none as stunning as this one.

Sinkhole,   Guatemala


This  photo is of a sinkhole that occurred in  Guatemala .  The hole swallowed 2 dozen homes and killed at least 3 people.

SHIT  HOLE, Dublin, Ireland


This hole swallows billions and billions of our Euro annually!

The money that falls into this hole is never heard from again by the Irish.

It is reported to be filled with at least 166 smaller holes called ‘assholes’.


Thanks Mossy!

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Holes — 18 Comments

  1. As the group of assholes, we call it a Congress in the USA. For holes in general, I think we should use the collective name an "excavation" of holes or possibly an "emptiness" of holes. 

  2. The big hole swallows the billions of Euro.

    Gets digested.

    Then emitted by the assholes as hot air and Bullshit.




  3. I suggest it should be a vacuousness of holes. It has the advantage of being equally applicable to those who have been elected into our various governments.

    (I rather like Jim's 'excavation' idea)

  4. Try the sunken caves in Chinhoyi (previously Sinoia) in Zimbawe. It's where Mugabe's Forces have disposed of many of their opponents.

  5. Yesh (hic). The co-lec-tif noun of hol*hic*holes is, Holesh. Bu-bu-buuahteye haven't been ab-ab-bull to pronouncesit since I qui-qui-quit*urp*drinking. Now, if you'll ehhhxscuse me I must get back in there. There's ahhhhh*urp*vote coming*hic*up.

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