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Untranslatable Dutch: Pottenkijkers Posted by on Oct 18, 2016

There are certain words that are used in a language and are impossible to translate. You can try, but it will never be a completely accurate translation that catches its meaning. Such as the Zesjescultuur¬†post.¬†In the Untranslatable Dutch posts, we will explore Dutch words that cannot be simply translated to English. Enjoy! Click here for…

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Untranslatable Dutch Words: de Zesjescultuur Posted by on Oct 12, 2016

Zesjescultuur. Literally “little sixes culture”. What in the world is that? Do little sixes live in the Netherlands? Is there some tribe called “Six”? No, no, no, it all has to do with a hotly debated topic in Dutch politics and schools. Click here for more untranslatable words The Dutch grading system Dutch schools grade…

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