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Submitted by WalterW (Netherlands), Mar 25, 2014 at 11:14

Btw: I would say 'geldschenker', which you report as having been mentioned to you by a Dutch correspondent, is a rather unusual word in Dutch, sounding pretty much outdated and/or as being formal lawyerspeak. Nowadays, we would indeed use either 'donateur' or 'sponsor'.

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It also happens to be inaccurate, as the funds were donated, not lent. to Wilders' lawyer.

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