Ok, today we shall be looking at how to buy Delft pottery, and how to make a broodje kaas -- but I'll be using an American accent to do it...
Oh, all right!
Do you want to know how to say things in Dutch, instead?
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Days like these (or maybe this)
So swear your oath, and give your aid
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Just in case you haven't figured it out: the words in green are Dutch words, written with English phonetics, and those in blue are their translation.
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Don't doze, box -- but without gloves.
In fast Cars, you'll be the big cheese
One flays the meat to make a meal
Jabbing steak, on meat pie day
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Let me know if you want to see more Dutch & Such Verse in the future. It's got the makings of a half decent learning aid; and there is an awful lot of words that I haven't used, yet!
Moving off-subject a little (and God knows I never do that!): I've been told that this column is like the intelligent man's Undutchables.
Don't miss next week's exciting episode....
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