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reesetee commented on the word schipperkey
October 29, 2007
skipvia commented on the word schipperkey
I had to look up the spelling to be sure. There are several alternatives, including schipperke, schiperke, skipperke, and skipperkey. Some may be misspellings. I decided to use the one I liked best.
chained_bear commented on the word schipperkey
That's an adorable name for a dog. I always thought this dog breed was called schipperke, but I like this spelling better. Also didn't know it was bred for sailing ships. Cool!
Small, black dog originally bred to be kept on sailing ships. By tradition these dogs are supposed to have nautical names. The only one I personally know of is named Mizzenmast.
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