Croissants, French Fries and the Rainbow Lollipop of Language
Not being able to travel: it’s too bad for Dutch linguist Marten van der Meulen. He misses the new tastes, smells, and views that one discovers on holiday, but also the little language findings one makes in unfamiliar surroundings. ‘As a sixteen-year-old boy, I made the unforgivable mistake of ordering French fries in Brussels.’
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