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The Dutch Day of Wallowing! Posted by on Jan 9, 2019

Yes, you read the title right. There is a Dutch day of wallowing or zwelgen! Read below to find out about this curious event. What is zwelgen? According to my trusted Prisma dictionary, zwelgen means the following: gulzig en veel eten en drinken; zich te buiten gaan aan, genieten van; zich helemaal overgeven aan het hebben van medelijden…

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The Dutch and All Their Money (Words) Posted by on Dec 12, 2018

There are so many stereotypes about the Dutch and money: cost savvy, always looking for a good bargain, and in a not so nice way, cheap. But are the Dutch really this thrifty and what does their language use say about the role money plays? History To understand why the Dutch tend to save and…

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TV Shows to Practice your Dutch Posted by on Aug 15, 2018

TV shows and movies are a great way to practice your language skills. You can go full-monty and watch them in Dutch or use subtitles to help you grasp the whole meaning. Regardless, watching Dutch TV can help you improve your listening skills with different accents and intonations. It can also be a great way…

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Famous Children’s Dutch TV Show is Coming Back Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

The TV show Fabeltjeskrant or The Daily Fable as it was called in the UK brings back childhood memories to many. It was recently announced that a remake of the show will be televised once again. De Fabeltjeskrant was first aired in 1969 and was created by Lee Valkenier. The tv show was aired until…

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