Re: OT: Where? and What?
Date: 17 Feb 2007 11:10:33 -0800
On 17 fév, 19:50, mAsterdam <mAster..._at_vrijdag.org> wrote:
> Cimode wrote:
> Hollande is French for Holland.
> The French for the Netherlands is Pays-Bas.
> Strangely both English and French use a plural word for what
> the Dutch call Nederland (singular).
Being French, I never thought about it, but in French collective subconscious Hollande = Pays- Bas. Etymologically however you are perfectly right. I apologize again.
> > Agreed. Note that BB still has not recognized error for his stupid
French proverb : Do as I say but Don't do as I do
> > and offensive comments to mAsterdam. He persists and signs.
> Never mind. It is way more fun to get upset about other things.
Yes. But it simply irritates me when people bragging non stop about *intellectual honnesty* break the rule at any occasion they get.
French proverb : Do as I say but Don't do as I doReceived on Sat Feb 17 2007 - 20:10:33 CET