What Dunglish is all about

Dunglish is what happens when Dutch gets mixed with English. It is mostly spoken by the Dutch and Flemish (Belgium), but also by Dutch speakers who have been abroad too long, or by English speakers whose English is going Dutch.

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6 Responses to “What Dunglish is all about”

  1. Natashka says:

    I finally found out what “ass” means! It is an abbreviation for “assortiment”, which in Dutch means – you guessed it – assortment, selection.

  2. Christian says:

    You mean, of course, “who’s Engish”, or not?

  3. Natashka says:

    You’ve lost me. But that’s OK, your blog site is very nice 🙂

  4. Ewald Vervaet says:

    Leuk om hier een studie van te maken, maar wel een heel ziek verschijnsel al dat pseudo-Engels van m’n taalgenoten – en vorm van superzelfverraad. Overigens, er is voor Dunglish al heel lang een goed Nederlands woord: Nederengels.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Christian: the answer is no.
    Who’s = who is, who has
    Whose = of whom, of which

  6. prolific.org says:

    Dutch and Dunglish spoken
    Fabulous. Someone’s started a ‘Dunglish’ weblog. The Dutch are known for and pride themselves on their command of the English…

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