Sun, 27 Jun 2021
Dogs that look like board games
In Korean, “바둑이” (/badugi/) is a common name for a spotted dog, especially a black-spotted dog. This is because “바둑” (/baduk/) is the native Korean name for the game of go, in which round black and white stones are placed on a board.
In English, black-and-white spotted dogs are sometimes named “Checkers” for essentially the same reason.
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