A canon is a listing of (often 50) essential names, events and facts which illustrate how a location, such as a city, has developed. Canons (with the emphasis on the first syllable) are very fashionable at the moment – it seems every town has one – but their contents are always controversial and the subject of much public debate.All typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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