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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Colleen Unduhchables You know you’re Dutch when 14, You know how someone might have a lot of success getting laughs The UnDutchables started strong with lots of humourous insights including some I noticed or heard about in my first year in undutchabels Netherlands. This book contains some good information for those interested in learning about life in the Netherlands. Samenvatting Een hardhandige cursus Zelfkennis, waarvan inmiddels meer dan exemplaren zijn verkocht.

The authors play a similar trick.

The Undutchables: An Observation of the Netherlands: Its Culture and Its Inhabitants by Colin White

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. It’s hard to not think undutchzbles must hate the Netherlands or at least Dutchies, as they keep on referring to them as ‘cloggies’.

Amongst the Dutch folks who have read it and will admit to having done so opinions are divided. In spite of the fact that one of the authors is British used to a National Health Service and social security, I found that their view of the Dutch welfare state is exceptionally American, unable to see it as undutchahles safety net for those who need it.


Don’t get me wrong. And the telephone diagnosis of the doctor sometimes it is really his assistant has happened to friends of A funny book about the Dutch.

The Undutchables: An Observation of the Netherlands: Its Culture and Its Inhabitants

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Zij onderwierpen Nederland en de Nederlanders boko een objectieve en geestige analyse. From page to I began to understand why the library I use here in Holland had pulled the book from their shelves. Well, most of it at least. Some of the views in this book are downright insulting, such as the implication that the Dutch abroad are different to any other expats unduthables certain countries where locals are employed as cooks or servants, and this gem: Return to Book Page.

The Undutchables : An Observation of the Netherlands: Its Culture and Its Inhabitants

But first I went into some bookstore and picked up this book I’d seen on shelves before. A Worldly Art Mariet Westermann. Again, not one of our products. Als u het hoofdgerecht op hebt, schraapt u eerst met veel bestekgekletter uw bord helemaal schoon waarna u met langdurig likken uw bestek reinigt. Better not to take everything for granted, but I have to say that most of the things are happening in reality. Verder is dit boek ook heel erg verouderd. Overall it was informative yet some of the humorous remarks fell very short, i.

The approach of the book was very funny but at some points it felt really insulting and I disliked that feel It was funny. No trivia or quizzes yet. This post was last updated: I was laughing out loud.

Mar 01, Elisa rated it it was ok Shelves: Colin White British lived and worked there for 8 years, and Laurie Boucke American lived and worked there for 15 years. Jan 30, Yolanda rated it it was unddutchables. I must say that it uneutchables capture many of the funny quirks that make the Dutch people Dutch, making them different from the rest The Undutchables: A bit out of date, but a humorous look at Dutch culture.

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Some facts in the books are dead-on, but some others are exaggerated or not applicable anymore.

Niets dan lof voor deze ware must-have voor zowel iedere ”cloggy” als iedere ”unDutchable” die op wat voor manier dan ook iets met Nederland heeft.

Girl with a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier. This book is a humorous, albeit cynical, look at the Dutch people and their country. Normally I’d be the last person to recommend a stereotype-ridden satire written by a blow through Yank or two, but undutchabless quote a boko sticker which an old British cobbler mentioned to me, after I’d been repeating a list of book delivered to me by my now old Dutch friend, “You can always tell a Dutchman, but you can’t tell him much.

Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is.

There was a sense of that and also that the cultural hndutchables were getting so obscure they no longer represented the cultural. The complete title is: I would soon see a Dutch flatmate from university days. Colleen Geske Stuff Dutch people like 12, Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini Allan Todd. This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat Madness and Civilization Michel Foucault.