Cultural Differences

Top 10 reasons for being Dutch

  1. You can get arrested for growing plants, but not for smoking them.
  2. You can make jokes about the Belgians and still drink their beer. They pay you back by selling you illegal fireworks and let you blow up small parts of your country.
  3. You're exactly like the Germans, except that nobody hates you.
  4. You think you are a world power, but everyone else thinks Copenhagen is your capital.
  5. You get to insult people and defend yourself by saying it's a national tradition.
  6. You can put your finger in a dyke and it will safe your country.
  7. You can legally kill yourself. You can legally be killed.
  8. You live in the most densly populated country in Europe, and still you've never seen your neighbours.
  9. If the economy is bad, blame the Germans. If a war is started, blame the Germans. If you loose your keys, blame the Germans.
  10. Bikes are public property. Locks are a challenge.

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