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12 Responses to “Dutch smoked sausage soup for Dunglish soup”
I think it’s pretty clever as a parody of slick business types who throw English into their Dutch a little too readily.
What he’s saying fits the definition of Dunglish, although
a) he seems to be using the words and phrases correctly, which is a nice change from confusing English speakers
b) whoever he’s talking to presumably understands him and maybe even speaks the same way
And to follow on from Koos’ point, the appeal of the pea soup brings him down to earth and he becomes a ‘normal’ Dutch speaker again, albeit briefly.
I needed the subtitles, mainly because he was talking so fast.
“Manager” – that must be most abused job description ever… Almost everyone in our office is called a manager somehow. Except for me of course 🙂
For some reason people with suits and ties just love to juice up everyday Dutch with English words. Maybe the ties are to tight knotted, so they don’t get enough oxygen and can’t remember the Dutch words?