Dumping

“Dump” is simply Dutch for “surplus shop”, army and navy, making this sign Dunglish and ha-ha funny. On the road between Amsterdam and Rotterdam, there’s a sign with “baby dump”, which always brightens up the drive down south. But that’s Dutch.

army surplus

2 Responses to “Dumping”

  1. Larry says:

    It might just about be proper Dutch if the apostrophe were removed, and more so if it were changed to ‘dumpwinkel’.

  2. bram says:

    Zo’n baby-dump had ik ook al gezien in Beverwijk.
    Blijkt een echte winkel te zijn, maar loopt nog niet; ik zag er nog geen baby’s gedumpt worden…

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