Zeurpiet, Noun, meaning "Dutch person."
Compare English: "Sourpuss."
Zeuren and Zeiken: Verbs meaning "Be Dutch, act in a Dutch manner."
Compare English: "bitch and moan."
Pronunciations: ZUHR-peat; ZUHR-en; ZIKE-n
The prime minister is taking some heat for saying Dutch people complain too much. This is a little like a U.S. president telling Americans that they are too fat.
Friday, May 23, 2008