Belgians [was: dutchmen]

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jun 12 19:32:58 UTC 2006

Then there's "heaven is a Belgian policeman, hell is a German policeman" etc.


At 6/11/2006 07:41 PM, you wrote:
>A former coworker who had lived in several North Sea countries told
>me that the Dutch told stories about dumb Belgians and the Belgians
>told stories about stingy Dutchmen: "How can you tell when you've
>reached the Netherlands?  When you see the toilet paper on the
>clotheslines hanging out to dry."
>     - Jim Landau

The American Dialect Society -

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