Dictionary of Dutchness


The Milieu- en Natuurplanbureau (environmental assessment agency) is a typical quango with an impressive vocabulary. This is needed to explain that it ‘supports national and international policy-makers by analysing the impacts of societal trends and policies on the environment’. And of course the MNP also ‘acts as the interface between science and policy’. So now we know.

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