Thick-knees and names, yet again

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Subject: Thick-knees and names, yet again
From: Scot Mcphee <>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 10:33:16 +1000

On 09/04/2007, at 10:21 AM, russ lamb wrote:

My Dutch-born wife informs me that "kop" is a Dutch word meaning "head", hence the SA Boer usage. (A mld form of teasing is to call someone a "kasskop", literally a "cheesehead")

so then, in africa the stone-curlew are dik-heads? better to be a thick-knee (!) <ducks>


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