What is this Duck thinking

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by THescovieguy, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. Kroelies

    Kroelies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We speak Dutch in Holland and not German! x) But the languages are a bit similar: eenden = Enten (ducks) and loopeenden = Laufenten ("walking"ducks)

    I love the earring ducks, by the way. Super cute!!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    @Kroelies one of my neighbors has parents from the Netherlands. When I named my Runners German numbers, she was amused because it was so similar to Dutch numbers. And she has no trouble remembering their names, though they look so much alike most folks can't tell Acht from Zehn, for example.
     
  3. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack

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    I knew that. I spent 10 years in Germany and have spent some time in the Neitherlands. Since I don't know Dutch (especially written) I fell back on the fact that most of the people I met in NL were fluent in German, French, and English as well. One of my runners is named Entie which was just taking Ente and making it sound like a girl's name.:D

    My wife (who is German) and I used to watch Dutch TV on the satellite and although neither of us knew Dutch we understood almost everything. This gave me a false sense of security when I actually went to the Neitherlands I thought I might be able to read some things... Ha! No way!

    I also thought I might lure Amiga out since she has German numbered runners :D
     
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  4. Kroelies

    Kroelies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dutch is a very difficult language to learn, so that's totally understandable. What's kind of funny is that recently the news mentioned that us Dutch people speak less languages than we used to! And I must admit that despite having German classes for 6 years I'm not very good at it [​IMG]

    Entie is a cute name! And numbers for names is original, too!

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    And a picture of Zorro drinking from the pool!
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    That's funny Zorro stands on the pool and drinks from the puddle.
     
  6. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack

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    Seems very "duck" to me :gig
     
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  7. Julie Birb

    Julie Birb Ducks win

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    I agree with Miss Lydia. That is funny. But she is horrendously cute.
     
  8. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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    This. [​IMG]
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Kinda like the saying the grass is greener on the other side? The water is better in the puddle instead of the pool. [probably dirtier][​IMG]
     
  10. Kroelies

    Kroelies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The grass is muddier on the other side [​IMG] They just love to slobber dirtwater

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    Mmmmmmmmm
     

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