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Now, wait a minute, Charles

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in response to reader comment: Please keep digging and discussing. The NL do have secrets which should be exposed to the world.

Submitted by Peter Herz (United States), Feb 11, 2010 at 10:07

Charles, don't think that the Netherlands are so insignificant. Everyone knows that the Netherlands lies sandwiched between Germany, Belgium (the former Spanish and Austrian Netherlands) and Luxemburg; that it once colonized the East Indies; and that it introduced tea and blue-and-white ware to Europe via its colonies in Taiwan during the 17th century.

Besides, much as you in the Oude Landt are trying to live it down, some of us still honor the Three Forms of Unity, the martyrdom of Guido de Bres, etc.

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