Beating the Dutch
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 26, 2002, 10:12|
Jan van Steenbergen scripsit:
> NB: Great, one thread added to the growing family of threads ending up in a
> discussion about Dutch :)))
No problem. Lots of threads turn into discussions of English minutiae,
so a few threads on Dutch minutiae are a refreshing change.
I also meant, but forgot, to praise Andreas (I think it was) for
introducing the word "Dutchistan" to our vocabulary. It is so perfectly
inelegant as to be quite elegant in its multicultural way.
Is there any language but English in which "Dutch" survives as the
John Cowan <jcowan@...> http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_