Monthly Archives: October 2012

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I am very happy to announce the birth of Little Invader Sophie. She arrived in the world just a few days ago and has already made both her parents extremely happy. I myself am extra happy with this of course because it fulfills stage two of my invasion plans: introduce an undercover sleeper agent in to Dutch society. I’ve experienced this whole childhood thing before from the point of view of the kid. Now it’s […]

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Dutch for Beginners: A Warning

Dutch for Beginners

There is no other sentence in the whole of the Dutch language that will get you into more trouble than, “Ik spreek een klein beetje Nederlands.” In the beginning it might seem harmless enough. After all it is just a polite way of warning the Dutch what kind of conversation they are letting themselves in for when they try to communicate with you. What could be wrong with that? It even shows a willingness to […]

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