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Kocourkov

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EtymologyEdit

After Kocourkov, a fictitious town known for its mismanagement and foolishness of its inhabitants (compare Abdera or Gotham, Nottinghamshire). It was popularized especially by the book Kronika města Kocourkova by Ondřej Sekora.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkot͡sou̯rkof]
  • Hyphenation: Ko‧cour‧kov

Proper nounEdit

Kocourkov m inan

  1. A place or situation where people behave foolishly.
    • 1848, Karel Havlíček Borovský, “Naše politika”, in Články z Národních novin:
      My jsme byli vždy v německém spolku jen Kocourkov, na nás celé Německo prstem ukazovalo, s potupným úsměchem o nás "Oesterreichrach" mluvilo atd.

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