With Oktoberfest taking place this weekend in downtown Durango The Telegraph asked: “What does the word 'dirndl' mean to you?”

Debbie Jamison

“It has something to do with knitting.”

Eran Schoellhorn

“Sounds like a noun. Toilet maybe?”

Bob Haines

“Perhaps it means fermented malt beverage.”

  Alisa Scholz

“It is that little dress that German girls wear. You know with the crinoline underneath.”

Jay Jamison

“It’s the thing that you tap into the keg.”