What is a Minkukel?

Marten Toonder, who is the author of a Dutch series of comic books, introduced this word in one of his stories about Oliver B. Bumble (in Dutch: Olivier B. Bommel). In the story “Tom Poes en het kukel” (1963), some extraterrestrials measured the Kukel of professor Prlwytzkofsky's brain, and classified him as having a negative kukel (min kukel). Minkukel The word minkukel has since been used in the Dutch language as a synonym for words as twit, numskull, softy, dotard, blockhead, beetle brain, brainless, stupid person, silly person, moron, fool, nitwit, half wit, dummy, simpleton, civil servant, etc.

This website is clearly not for minkukels!

Discovering a Minkukel
Copyright © 2008 Stichting Het Toonder Auteursrecht, used with permission.

Minkukel Pages

Modern art (every minkukel can do it). A picture is worth a thousand words. A digital picture is worth millions of pixels. Learn how to create your own digital art.

Wine making as a hobby (every minkukel enjoys winemaking)

Keywords Counter (a tool to find keywords on a web page)

Words mixer (mix the letters in a word and try to read the text)

Stupidity Quotient (an SQ test to test your stupidity)

Leap birthdays (when to celebrate your birthday)

Live longer (by sleeping shorter)

California and Grand Canyon (a holiday adventure)

Great Britain (stone henge and other stones)

Metric time (a metric clock)

Binary time (a binary clock)

Tennis simulation (how to win a tennis match)

A unique name for everybody (a names generator)

Colors database (over 200 colors with a real name)

Books (list of favorite books)

Music (list of favorite music)

Movies (list of favorite movies)

The Rolling Stones – Lyrics

The Entomozodiac Project – Insect Astrology

Proverb or Quote

Let’s tickle your brain cell with a proverb:

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.

Click here for more silly and clever Quotes and Proverbs.

Cheers !! Cheers

WebKukel Software

Here is a minkukel approach to software development. You never knew you needed these programs, but probably you can’t live without them.


SillyClocks is a collection of clocks for when you have plenty of time to figure out what time it is.



SillyWords is software for people with writer block.
Make your letters a bit more challenging for the readers.
Maek yuor lrtetes a bit more canilehlgng for the readres.



With SillyDates you can find out when you have something to celebrate:
Darling, today we are married 300,000,000 seconds.


SillyArt creates instant art for modern art lovers.
No brains required.


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