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adopted 19 Apr 1955; design: Kl. Sierksma
Skraard has c. 150 inhabitants and is NW of Bolsward city. It has some national fame as one of the places with the longest one-syllable name.
Nickname: "skieppesturten", "skieppekoppen" - sheep's tails,
heads - farmers breeding cattle are more intelligent than those who breed
"aedsjemigers" - the Skraarder women had to wash their hands on shells in ditches outside the house.
Source: It Beaken, jrg. xxxi, # 3-4, Dec 1969
Encyclopedie van Friesland, 1958
Groot Schimpnamenboek van Nederland, by Dirk van der Heide, 1998
Jarig Bakker, 12 Apr 2005