Lies About The Dutch

Awfully British Fake Facts – Part 3

Awfully British Fake Facts - Part 3

1) The English are only polite to hide the terrible secret they keep. 2) Contrary to popular belief the English did not invent the English language. They simply found it in a book one day. 3) The English have very strict rules about queuing. Anyone who is caught breaking those rules is held in the tower of London indefinitely. 4) No one knows where the Thames River came from. It simply appeared over night in […]

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Dreadfully Dutch Fake Facts – Part 4

Dreadfully Dutch Fake Facts - Part 4

1) The Netherlands sometimes goes by the name Holland for tax reasons. 2) Holland is not below sea level. The sea is above Holland level. 3) The word ‘gezellig’ was successfully translated into English in 1982 but the Dutch government covered it up. 4) Everyone in Holland wears clogs. The sound of thousands of people walking in wooden shoes on the city’s concrete streets is deafening. 5) Tulips have become intelligent and are slowly taking […]

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Dreadfully Dutch Fake Facts – Part 3

Dreadfully Dutch Fake Facts - Part 3

1) There are two types of Dutch people. Those who wear clogs and those who don’t. They have a bitter rivalry. 2) Queen’s Day is the celebration of the life and work of 80’s singer Freddy Mercury and his fellow band members. The whole country joins together in singing such classic songs as; Bohemian Rhapsody, Don’t Stop Me Now, Fat Bottom Girls and I Want To Ride My Bicycle. We miss you Freddy. 3) In […]

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Dreadfully Dutch Fake Facts – Part 2

Dreadfully Dutch Fake Facts - Part 2

1) The original spelling of ‘Netherlands’ had to be changed in 1834 when the country was almost sued for infringement of copy write law by the inhabitants of Neverland. 2) Contrary to popular belief The Netherlands only has one canal. It’s just very long and weaves its way around the entire country in a very complex manner. 3)The Netherlands also used to have hills until they used them all to fill in the watery bits. […]

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Awfully British Fake Facts – Part 2

Awfully British Fake Facts - Part 2

1) Buses, phone boxes and letter boxes are all bright red because every English person is colour blind. If buses, phone boxes and letter boxes were not red no one would go anywhere, phone anyone or post anything. 2) The post service in England is called the Royal Mail because the Queen likes to deliver every letter personally (and Prince Philip deals with the overseas post). 3) There are sharks in the Thames. 4) No […]

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