Dictionary of Dutchness


The vloekmonitor (swearing monitor) was launched in 2003 by a religious association set up to register the use of bad language on Dutch television. After years of growth, the amount of swearing and insults on tv actually went down in 2008. Comedy Central is the worst offender with an average of 8.6 cases of bad language an hour.

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