Dictionary of Dutchness


The Dutch use of the prefix bio in bio-industrie may make you think of green fields and happy lambs, but in fact it means factory farming. Bio-vlees, on the other hand, is short for biologisch vlees and is organic. Confusing indeed.

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