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Wednesday Wordlore

Wednesday Wordlore

Whale Hunting on an OOMAIAK

The Inuits depend on the sea for livelihood and fishing in the perilous water of arctic is not for the faint of heart. They used whalebone as the primary material in the construction of their boat. The Inuits are not the only ones who relied solely on boats as a primary means of travel or hunt. Many cultures around the world designed vessels to suit their unique needs.

OOMIAK is rather unique is Scrabble as there six other variant spellings. You can spell it: UMIAK, UMIAQ, UMIACK, OOMIACK and OOMIAK in addition to OOMIAK.

Test your word knowledge and anagramming skills in uncovering these anagrams that owe their origin to the humble boat. Each one is unique to a country or to a group of people.

  1. KARASHI
  2. WALY
  3. MANPAS
  4. GAREPUA (also GARAPUI, GOUPIER and QUOPIER)
  5. OUTDUG
  6. MARACANTA
  7. ARRICOS
  8. CANPINE
  9. HYDING
  10. CHORAL

 

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