- If Claire opened it, the gaggle of Illiterate clerks in the doorway would see, and speedily spread the news, that the daughter of the arch- foe of Literacy was herself able to read. - "Null-ABC", Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire.
- The gaggle of transhuman kids made my guts clench, made me think of Zed and of Lil and of my unmediated brain, and I had a sudden urge to shred them verbally. - "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom", Cory Doctorow.
- It isn't often that Aunt Dahlia, normally as genial a bird as ever encouraged a gaggle of hounds to get their noses down to it, lets her angry passions rise, but when she does, strong men climb trees and pull them up after them. - "Right Ho, Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.