by Team COLINDA, a subsidiary of White-Boucke Productions. All rights reserved. the. official UnDutchables. ®. website, inspired. by the popular book. The UnDutchables. (English language). The UnDutchables was the first book to humorously and mercilessly expose the odd characteristics of the Dutch. Now in . 14 Jun Mark our words: If you visit the Netherlands — or, so help you God, move here — you will sooner or later buy a book titled, The Undutchables.
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You know how someone might have a lot of success getting laughs at someone else’s expense and then they go just a little too far? A must read for anyone who is Dutch or would like to visit our tiny, messy, over crowded but oh so friendly country. Eichmann in Jerusalem Hannah Arendt.
The Undutchables – an observation of the Nederlands, its culture and its inhabitants
Strike Four English language When a sore-armed pitcher from New Jersey ventured forth to European lands in the early s, little did he suspect that the experience would influence America’s national sport as played abroad. Niets dan lof voor deze ware must-have unducthables zowel iedere ”cloggy” als iedere ”unDutchable” die op wat voor manier dan ook iets met Nederland heeft.
Home Visitors Guide Dutch customs The Undutchables — an observation of the Nederlands, its culture and its inhabitants. The book is prone to hyperbole “it is not unknown for the weak-hearted to go into cardiac arrest at the sound of a ringing phone”though otherwise accurate, based on my experience with Dutch people and living in their country. Although I use this word on a daily basis and am guilty of throwing in a double doei “doei doei!
Reviews Schrijf een review. Ik vind dat er niet genoeg research is gedaan door de auteurs wat tot misleidende informatie over Nederland leidde. Oct 06, Travelin rated it it was amazing.
Toegankelijk leuk als cadeau aan buitenlandse vrienden. Infidel Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Log in voor de mogelijkheden Log in bkok persoonlijke bezorgopties. Samenvatting Een hardhandige cursus Zelfkennis, waarvan inmiddels meer dan exemplaren zijn verkocht.
Overall it was informative yet some of the humorous remarks fell very short, i. I didn’t believe for example that the sprinters do not have undutxhables, but it is true. Oct 30, Kristin King rated it liked it. De uitspraakvoorbeelden, die de auteurs in het origineel gaven, komen niet veel verder dan equivalenten van de ‘een-kar-vol-modder’-grappen van de beginnende leerling Engels.
Killed off by unemployment, electronic personal assistants, and smartphones. Its Culture and Its Inhabitants. To hear her talk, she has personally verified all the information in the book. If you are Dutch and would like to purchase a copy as well — without being detected by fellow Dutch folks who might brand you as a traitor — either buy the book online or at the American Book Center.
Wow, I must have been one lucky gal for having been invited to consults all these years! When the book was first released, the authors had spent a cumulative total of 22 years living in the Netherlands.
He had to wait a little longer! De Nederlander wordt doorlopend als ‘cloggy’ aangesproken. Its Culture And Its Inhabitants. Looking for beautiful books?
The Undutchables: An Observation of the Netherlands: Its Culture and Its Inhabitants by Colin White
From page to I began to understand why the library I use here in Bok had pulled the book from their shelves. Normally I’d be the last person to recommend a stereotype-ridden satire written by a blow through Yank or two, but to quote a bumper sticker which an old British cobbler mentioned to me, after I’d been repeating a list of pronouncements delivered to me by my now old Dutch friend, “You blok always tell a Dutchman, but you can’t tell him much.
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I read it in preparation for an upcoming trip to the Netherlands because it was listed on a list as one of the better books for understanding the Dutch. One of the predictions was that Sinterklaas celebrations would be incorporated into Christmas, which has certainly not proved the case.
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This book has been in print sincewith it’s 6th edition appearing in Stolen from the authors by a one-armed Clogophile A bit out of date, but a humorous look at Dutch culture.
The angry, sarcastic tone combined with the continual awkward alliteration, poor puns, pointless substitutions of English words for Dutch terms like “toadstool” for “toestel” and the insistence on referring to the Dutch as “cloggies” made this book almost unreadable.
Neither did he suspect that his efforts would provide the material for a timeless book that deserves a place in baseball history. Charming and appealing in their own way, if you re open to new experiences you will love living in the Netherlands or with a Nederlander. I read this book to confirm things, some opinions I had of the Dutch people. As I do have quite a lot of foreign friends, I hear these stories on a daily base and off course, I outline the odd sides of their countries as well and mostly can see the homor of it.
May 10, Claire Dwyer rated it liked it. If you’re looking for humour, try www. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Selection of Christian school enables parents to segregate their children from Turks, Moroccans, etc. Sep 01, Branimir rated it liked it.
The authors are very fun and f I absolutely freaking love this book.