THE NETHERLANDS: No More Dutch

Many a German gangster is called Dutch. Example: ''Dutch'' Schultz. The Pennsylvania "Dutch" are of German, not Netherland descent. In the rumbling language of the Netherlands (Nederlandsch taal) there is no such word as "Dutch." But it has taken Adolf Hitler to make "Dutch" an issue among phlegmatic Netherlanders.

Keen traders and not oversensitive, Dutchmen know well enough that to a foreigner almost anything written in their language looks unpronounceable or worse. As a matter of business the company which sells their Shell oil is known as the Royal Dutch-Shell. They sell...

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