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Why Is Dutch Courage Dutch? Posted by on Jan 29, 2018

Dutch courage. A well-known term for anyone that ever did something they never thought they were confident enough or strong enough for after drinking alcohol. How is that related to the Dutch? Last week, we looked at the “Dutch angle”, a film maker’s device for framing a shot, and how it is Dutch. Today, we…

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Ordering Drinks In Dutch Posted by on Jul 16, 2017

Summer is here! And so a lot of terrassen (terraces), café’s (cafés) and bars (bars) are flooded with people, trying to afkoelen (cool off) a little in the zomerse hitte (Summer heat). Many people are getting drinks to cool off – but how do you order drinks in Dutch? So, you decided to hit one of the many little terraces (terrasjes) in the city, sit down…

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