I came up with this terrible pun reading the latest Wen Spencer series and reading the history of French post revolutionary measurement.

What do you call a kilogram of crows?


The answer is two words with a total of ten characters.

  • 2
    $\begingroup$ Relevant: a group of crows is called a murder. $\endgroup$ Sep 3, 2016 at 19:00
  • 3
    $\begingroup$ To the close-voter: if this is too broad, please come up with an alternative solution which fits the question just as well as the one provided by Peregrine Rook. $\endgroup$ Sep 3, 2016 at 20:44
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ This isn't that much of a puzzle, is it? It's just a joke. $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    Sep 4, 2016 at 0:18
  • 2
    $\begingroup$ Yeah, but a lot of the puzzles on this site are jokes, aren't they? $\endgroup$ Sep 4, 2016 at 3:05
  • $\begingroup$ @Deusovi Well, you have to find resources to solve this puzzle, it puzzled me. (If it puzzled you, vote this comment.) $\endgroup$
    – EKons
    Sep 7, 2016 at 9:39

1 Answer 1


The answer is


because a kilogram

is a unit of mass,

and, as greenturtle3141 pointed out,

a group of crows is called a "murder" (just as a group of lions is called a "pride", etc.)


Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.