tuque /tūk/ n Canadian English, var. toque[19th c. Canadian French, from the French toque, from the Basque tauka] 1 A close-fitting knitted cap, often with a long tapering end or tassel or pompom. 2 fig Something quintessentially Canadian.
souq/sūk/ n from the Arabic سوقvar. souk 1 An open-air marketplace. 2fig A central meeting place for the circulation of news and ideas.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Happy New Year
Happy 2012 from the Tuque Souq. We're undergoing a wee redesign in both the visual and conceptual senses. Please bear with us; we'll have the souq all cleaned up and ready for the new year soon.