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Happy Dutch Cows

Happy Dutch Spring Cows - 'Koeien in de wei' Spring in the Netherlands brings happiness to all of its inhabitants, particularly the cows. After growing up on a dairy farm, I have seen many cows, but never in m...
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15 Funny Dutch Words

As you may have already heard, the Dutch certainly do not beat around the bush. This does have a plus side as it conveniently applies, not only to their direct behavior, but also their use of language. Why com...
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Mirusia: The Dutch Classical Superstar

Last month we had the pleasure of chatting with international classical music star, Mirusia Louwerse. Mirusia is the darling of the classical circuit, an accomplished soprano, an Aussie-Dutch hybrid, and most i...
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1 April, kikker in je bil!

1 april, kikker in je bil! (die er nooit meer uit wil) Translation 1st of April, frog in your butt! Meaning April fools! History In 1572, the Low countries were at the beginning of the Eighty years’ war o...
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Funny Dutch expressions

It’s been said that, on average, 30% of a language is idiom and expressions. Dutch is actually 98.7%. Well maybe not that high, but be prepared for utter confusion when cows, monkeys, windmills and weather barg...
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Dutch Food Design

What a great example of Dutch food design! For a special food edition in 2014, Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant commissioned Lernert & Sander, a design studio, to create some interesting imagery for the projec...
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Guest Blogging!

Guest Blogging for Stuff Dutch People Like We are very excited to finally be able to offer the possibility of guest posts on Stuff Dutch People Like. Thank you for your patience! We're now looking for brillia...