High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

Janke is not a Yankee
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Janke is not a Yankee

(Ewoud Sanders) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 280-281

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Dutch has left traces in American English and even in other North-American languages. “Yankee” for instance is likely to have come from the Dutch double Christian name “Jan-Kees”. And read all about Santa Claus (Sinterklaas).

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