Friday, May 23, 2008

Zeurpiet, Zeuren and Zeiken

(Balki Bartokomous)

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.

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