Righting English that's gone Dutch
Kemper Conseil Publishing, 2004 - 166 pages
Handleiding voor het vermijden van 'Dunglish', de mengtaal die ontstaat als Nederlanders het Engels gebruiken volgens de regels van het Nederlands.
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Sixes and nines at sixes and sevens 41
Short schrift 55
The splitting headache 71
Theres no time like the present 89
On first name terms 105
A touch of the DTs
Paragraphs and sections
Going out on style 133
How Dutch have you gone? 151
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