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So, you may or may not have been wondering about this, but I certainly have. The Netherlands and Holland are often used interchangeably ..read more
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This past weekend at home, we came across a very popular Dutch film called Zwartboek or Black Book. This movie was released in 2006 and ..read more
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There are many strange words in a language. Words that are just not used much, words that are pronounced in a weird way… Just words that ..read more
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Yes, really. Apen (monkeys). The Netherlands may one of the least tropical landen (countries) you can think of. Yes, we have the ..read more
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Those who speak Dutch have a funny habit of stacking words together, creating very long and sometimes confusing for learners. These be as ..read more
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Like July, August is a quiet month for the news, real komkommertijd. But this month, something exciting happened: Lingo is back! And with ..read more
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We’ve explored before the rather curious reasons behind the uses of the word “Dutch” in different terms. From “going Dutch” to ..read more
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The British have their thee (tea), the Germans have their bier (beer) and the French have their wijn (wine). And the Dutch? The ..read more
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It is heet (hot). The grueling hitte (heat) of the zomer (summer) and the lack of regen (rain) is killing your tuin (garden). And all you ..read more
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