Being from the land of cheese, clogs, and windmills, the Dutch positively have their stranger facet. Whether or not it pertains to meals or relationship, who higher to uncover them (other than us, clearly) than an American expat-TikToker?
Initially hailing from the US, Claudio moved to Utrecht two and a half years in the past. His TikTok movies about life within the lowlands as an American have gone viral, attracting over 5 million likes.
Whether or not he talks in regards to the incomprehensible Dutch love of sandwiches for lunch, the struggles of discovering real love, or simply the handfuls of various phrases the Dutch use for rain, nothing escapes his consideration.
@cl_audioI swear even the upper up executives keep on with the ##pindakaas broodjes on the each day ##Dutch ##TikTokNetherlands♬ Goodbye (feat. Lyse) [Slow Version] – Feder
The bizarre Dutch language
Studying Dutch shouldn’t be a simple process and even making an attempt to pronounce a easy phrase like “good morning” can depart you baffled for days, proper? Effectively, not for this man. However as you’ll be able to see, he has picked up the nuances of the greeting pretty rapidly.
@cl_audioLearning to say “good morning” in ##Dutch ♬ The Avatar’s Love – Johnnie Bailey
Dutch relationship life…
Have you ever been going out with a Dutch individual for months and the phrase “relationship” has not as soon as handed their lips? Helaas pindakaas for you — however perhaps you simply haven’t gotten previous the scharrel and prela. In case you have no thought what these imply (actually, we don’t blame you), hold watching.
The three levels of relationship a #Dutch individual and the corresponding slang
♬ one summer season’s day ~ spirited away lofi – Closed on Sunday
…can have weirdly imprecise expressions…
Relationship a Dutchie might be fairly the expertise, particularly contemplating their brutal honesty and stinginess that would put Ebeneezer Scrooge to disgrace. Why they then have such a euphemistic expression for dishonest is past our understanding.
#Dutch phrase of the day pt. 69
♬ Groovy Lofi Vibes – Pink
…and being an expat might be a bonus.
Fortuitously for Claudio (and sadly for the Dutch ladies he dates), the American TikToker may be very nicely built-in into the Dutch society. He can navigate the tough waters of Dutch relationship pretty simply, due to the recommendation of his buddies Kees and Jan Pieter.
@cl_audio##Dutch ladies telling me they’re glad I’m American (ib: @ayesebastien )♬ everybody utilizing this sound – zup
Claudio shouldn’t be the primary expat to speak about issues Dutchies don’t say or take a few of their bizarre habits to TikTok. Nonetheless, we’re fairly positive his stuff offers you a superb chuckle!
What Dutch quirks have you ever come throughout as an expat within the Netherlands? Inform us within the feedback under!
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