Have you ever heard of “suburban Flemish” and “Polderdutch”? Editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere about the tension between dying dialects, weird "in-between-languages" and overpowering standard languages.
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If you’re not Dutch, you’re not much. Does that vision correspond with how other people view the inhabitants of the Low Countries and their language? Or is the picture more nuanced?
Linguist Fieke Van der Gucht attempts to disentangle the issue.
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Luc Devoldere states that we have no choice in Europe, but to become as multilingual as possible.