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    Default Dutchman with a lisp

    Anyone who’s spoken English with Dutch people will know that they tend to have trouble pronouncing the ‘th’ sound in the English language, turning ‘the’ into ‘de’ and ‘this’ into ‘dis’.

    But I just spoke to a Dutchman with a lithp. Seeing as there was also a non-Dutch speaker involved in the conversation, we spoke English. I thought that the Dutchman’s natural talent would make him the only Dutch person in the world able to pronounce the word ‘the’ correctly. But no, to my astonishment, he said ‘dith is not a ferry good idee; I tink we should refer dis to tech support firtht’.

    How could such a naturally gifted individual still get it so wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mich the Tester View Post
    How could such a naturally gifted individual still get it so wrong?
    Are you naturally gifted???

    Anyway - Get your "God Like" Title thorted out!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drewster View Post
    Anyway - Get your "God Like" Title thorted out!!!!!
    Cloglike?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RichardCranium View Post
    Cloglike?

    But you still need to get yours sorted!

    Clodlike.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drewster View Post
    But you still need to get yours sorted!
    Such as Tramp-U-Like?
    My all-time favourite Dilbert cartoon, this is: BTW, a Dumpster is a brand of skip, I think.

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