Ever achieved a double-take when somebody yells “kijk uit!”? Or do Dutch names nonetheless tickle you? Michelle Buteau is aware of the battle.
Dutch is a superb and numerous language, however when studying to talk it, it’s exhausting to not chuckle generally. Whether or not it’s the absurdly lengthy phrases that you just’ll by no means in a position to pronounce irrespective of what number of occasions you apply within the mirror, otherwise you nonetheless stifle a chuckle when somebody exclaims “helaas pinderkaas”.
Michele Buteau expresses this completely in her Netflix particular “Welcome to Buteaupia”. As she explains, she married a Dutchman and has discovered herself on the steep studying curve that we expats know all too nicely.
From Jewish slurs being regular phrases in Dutch to having verbs to explain damaging your nether areas, on this clip she tells us the struggles of loving a Dutchie and studying their language. We hope it offers you a giggle, it definitely introduced a smile to our faces.
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