July 21, 2004


No, this has nothing to do with fertilizer. According to Vanessa Baks-Pannell, it's "the language that overtakes English-speaking people living in an environment where Dutch and Dutch/English are all around them".

My son speaks fluent Dunglish, days of the week for him are Monday, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag, vrijdag, zaterdag and Sunday, unless he is speaking Dutch of course. :)

My 21-year-old daughter is also perfecting Dunglish. Her specialty is expressions, oost west home's best, alle hands aan dek, every boontje heeft een toontje and many more ...

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Posted by Mark Liberman at July 21, 2004 11:24 AM