Dictionary of Dutchness


This is the widely used short form of astublieft or ‘please’, not just in text message speak but everywhere – it’s very rare to see the word written out in full. Don’t confuse it with the AUB, or Amsterdams Uitburo, the city’s what’s on and ticket service.

All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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