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Old 30-08-2013, 05:26   #16
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A learned friend, well versed in geography, once told me that the key to understanding the Dutch is that they are Germans who wish they were English. Of course, the fact that said friend was Belgian makes his opinion about the Dutch rather biased :-)
But in any event, I think it is completely Un-Dutch to invoice 3 and ship 8. A case of indigestion in the warehouse after washing down croquettes with flat English ale maybe?
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Old 30-08-2013, 05:43   #17
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Hahahaha that's a good one but your learned friend was confused....what about they are English hoping to be German, getting metric, discover what beer really tasts like, driving on the right (and right!) side of the road - they re already fond of german cars ....
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Old 30-08-2013, 06:12   #18
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Re: B&G are Tying to Sink our Boat!

hay i have a novel idea----as you have more than 2 each of everything, please beam me a set as my screens no longer function---and the matching blingstuff would freek out my boat a tad...might make her feel more like a real boat......make sure you get the location correct, tho, so it gets here.....where is scotty when ye need him most..

how does one come across this gene you have for achieving elebenty seben items instead of one or three....rub on me please...just a little--i dont need elebenty seben, just one set of good stuff...i learned my heat and sun damage lesson...
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I believe this should have been posted under the "making money while cruising" thread. If this ROI is sustainable, you may have something!
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Being Dutch, I'm rather surprised about how little Dutch jokes have come up. I got my Belgiums, French and Germans and Brits jokes at the ready but nothing

Germans, Flemish, Dutch, English, Danish... all the same with same language roots. The only differences are regional: people at the Dutch-German border are the same at both sides of it, talking the same weird dialect and all. I am from Rotterdam, Holland (is different from Netherlands like English is from UK) and we kicked English butt unless there were Spanish around in which case we would quickly become allies with the English and attack the Spanish instead All that stopped when a Dutchmen became King of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland

Instead of the jokes and my boring stories, here's a good read on Dutch inventions and discoveries. It's all true, I am the main editor of the article
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...nd_discoveries
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Germans, Flemish, Dutch, English, Danish... all the same with same language roots.
But we seem to have a math problem here, not a language problem.

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Being Dutch, I'm rather surprised about how little Dutch jokes have come up. I got my Belgiums, French and Germans and Brits jokes at the ready but nothing

Germans, Flemish, Dutch, English, Danish... all the same with same language roots. The only differences are regional: people at the Dutch-German border are the same at both sides of it, talking the same weird dialect and all. I am from Rotterdam, Holland (is different from Netherlands like English is from UK) and we kicked English butt unless there were Spanish around in which case we would quickly become allies with the English and attack the Spanish instead All that stopped when a Dutchmen became King of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland

Instead of the jokes and my boring stories, here's a good read on Dutch inventions and discoveries. It's all true, I am the main editor of the article
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Let's not forget the Dutch word for snake "slang" pronounced "schlong"
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I have the solution! I'll issue you a RMA to return the extras!
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Re: B&G are Tying to Sink our Boat!

Never cared much for their stuff, but sure like their math LOL !! Might have to take another look at them LOL
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Re: B&G are Tying to Sink our Boat!

Well now I know where I'll be getting my next plotter... a Zeus Touch sure sounds nice. Anyone need one of the extra? LOL
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Let's not forget the Dutch word for snake "slang" pronounced "schlong"


That actually comes to English from Russian by way of Yiddish. The Russians got it from German. German: "die Schlange" (snake, queue); Russian "shlang" (hose); Yiddish "shlong" (penis).
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