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sailingsoul
2009-11-17, 09:11
There is a fishing village called Qaqortoq , Greenland. What does the name mean? I can't seem to find this on the net.
There is also one called Qeqertaq, what does that name mean?

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MonkeyBoy
2009-11-17, 09:22
Qaqortoq - White or White One

I'm not sure about Qeqertaq, but I think it may mean "Dang cold place to be fishing..." :)

SleepsWithSkunks
2009-11-17, 09:34
Qeqertaq means "island"
Qaqortoq means "white"

sailingsoul
2009-11-22, 22:23
Thanks MB and SWS. SS

dixicritter
2009-11-23, 18:20
We've got some smart cookies around here don't we? :wink:

warraghiyagey
2009-11-23, 19:26
We've got some smart cookies around here don't we? :wink:

http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-fc/wootrock.gif (http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php)http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-fc/wootrock.gif (http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php)

Bilge Rat
2009-11-23, 20:28
http://static.open.salon.com/files/smart-cookie1242146151.jpg

Big Mac
2009-11-24, 10:02
A lot of screwballs as well . . .

warraghiyagey
2009-11-24, 10:05
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_-YsGUcyRpv4/RjH-7YyoqJI/AAAAAAAAAIw/BqSWkwPrxjE/s400/screwball.jpg

Big Mac
2009-11-24, 11:41
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_-YsGUcyRpv4/RjH-7YyoqJI/AAAAAAAAAIw/BqSWkwPrxjE/s400/screwball.jpg

No wonder they are so hard to hit.:albertein

Superman
2009-11-24, 13:58
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_-YsGUcyRpv4/RjH-7YyoqJI/AAAAAAAAAIw/BqSWkwPrxjE/s400/screwball.jpg

I spent a lot of years working with screw balls.

Rockhound
2009-11-24, 14:58
There is a fishing village called Qaqortoq , Greenland. What does the name mean? I can't seem to find this on the net.
There is also one called Qeqertaq, what does that name mean?

prize, 1 point each
SS

I think they mean "piss off. We can use two Qs in a single word if we want to and we don't have to put Us after either of them"

oneshot
2009-12-20, 12:32
They probably made up the name to make people ask what it means:fight: