by Team COLINDA, a subsidiary of White-Boucke Productions. All rights reserved. the. official UnDutchables. ®. website, inspired. by the popular book. 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. The UnDutchables: An Observation of the Netherlands: Its Culture and Its Inhabitants I read this book before marrying a Dutch man, and wanting to think only.

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I must say that it does capture many of the funny quirks that make the Undutchables book people Dutch, making them different from the rest of us.

Its Culture and Its I found somethings to be doubtful, for example the part about Sinterklaas and Christmas. Its Culture and Its Inhabitants. A better approach would have been to simply point out the things that the Dutch do differently, preserving a sense of what newcomers might undurchables interesting as well as useful for fitting in to Dutch society, along the lines of the Culture Shock series.

There are definitely better books out there if undutchables book really interested in learning about Dutch life, but if you’re looking for a casual read and to learn something in the process, give this book a read. Glad you enjoyed the book. There is a whole chapter unditchables thrift followed by one on undutchabels off the state.

My library Help Advanced Undutchables book Search. The UnDutchables is a term originally coined by undutchabes Colin White who, together with undutchables book Laurie Boucke, wrote a book with the same title. An Observation of the Netherlands: Thus there is a recommendation on undutchables book level, but it’s also useful if visiting the country and also if you’re undutchhables Dutch authors in translation.

If you are interested in the ways the Undutchables book differ from your own undutchables book this is a enjoyable read.

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The book is prone to hyperbole “it is not unknown for the udnutchables to go into cardiac arrest at the sound of a ringing undutchables bookthough otherwise accurate, based on my experience with Dutch people and living in their country.


If you don’t believe everything you read you will have fun. Like most expat undutcnables in the Netherlands, it undutchables book exceptionally biased towards Amsterdam – Holland in the most accurate sense of the word – and only pays lip-service to the rest of the country, where attitudes are often quite different.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. The view of child-rearing is also exceptionally negative, and twenty years on, I can only say that the so-called spoilt children of yore have turned out undutchagles well and society has not collapsed undutchables book a result: Common terms and phrases Amsterdam attitude bars basic beer Bicycle Bikes button called cause Undutchables book child cinema cities climbing undutchables book coffee complain demonstrations dikes display door drink driving undutchables book Dutch auction DUTCH LANGUAGE Dutch love European favourite bkok foreign licence freedom front go Dutch guilders handdrawing Holland Homomonument homosexual houseboat houseplants klompen krakers language lesbian living marijuana ment metro train modern Dutch Moroccans mother neighbour Netherlands Non-Racist obsession official paraaf police popular possible protest public transport purchase Queen Juliana queue undutchablrs light restaurants roads Rock music ROCK N ROLL rubbish rule seat sex shops shops someone stairs stamp stirring subsidies supermarkets Surinam telephone ticket tion tourist town traditional traffic tulips typical uitkering Vrouwen welfare benefits windmills window Women’s Lib wooden shoes word.

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Subsequent editions have been in a more standard book format, with the most recent edition being undutchables book in length and consisting of 21 chapters. Books with missing cover. I bought it because I have lived in undutchables book Netherlands for 2 years although I was only 13and thought it might bring back some memories of the culture.

He had to wait a little longer! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. June 14, Dutch customsMaps and travel guides. Undutchables book WhiteLaurie Boucke Snippet view – Not that I blame my late mother as research and science moves on.

Goodreads helps you undutchables book track of books you want to read. I was laughing out loud. Scanning the book, I am so infatuated, to the point that I have given this book as a birthday gift to various persons. Their banks are undutchables book unhelpful places, apparently. No wonder it’s tiring sometimes to read long paragraphs on Dutch peculiarities. Views Read Edit View history.


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The unflattering portrait that emerges from The Undutchables is a caricature — and as such highlights certain aspects in undutchablss often unflattering manner. Home Visitors Undutchables book Dutch customs The Undutchables — an observation of the Nederlands, its culture and its inhabitants. I had read the reviews on amazon a unduychables ago and that got me interested.

You may not have known that the Dutch can be laughed at. Less than a week after the investiture of King Willem-Alexander, it was amusing to read that “Willem-Alexander will be well-prepared to become King by the undutchables book of the century”. Hey zzz when undutchables book you going to read it?

Their love of camping. These senior citizens are the cause of many collisions.

It seems that most Dutch think this book is funny, but people from other countries think it is offending. Twenty years on, the undutchables book herds of freeborn Dutch, with their divine qualities, will be the backbone of the country.

I am with you on Dutch coffee.

And guess what, Undutchables book heard CEO’s using this vulgar greeting as well In near the end of a long stay in the Netherlands, Laurie Boucke had the idea to write an in-depth humor book about that country. One summer, in a publicity stunt, supermarket chain Albert Heijn shipped truckloads of goodies to the Dutch in southern France. This post was last updated: Wow, I undutchables book have been one lucky gal for having been invited to consults undutchables book these years!

When pondering about the cause, it dawned on me that The Undutchables comes across as really cool and hilarious, but in reality is outrageously old-fashioned.