En réponse à Almaran Dungeonmaster <[log in to unmask]>: > > And guess what: it works! There are no corrupt polticians in Holland, > simply > because it doesn't pay to be a corrupt politician. Things that need to > get > done get done (define: need to). The worst complaint about politics > currently in Holland is that it is boring (which it is). Well, I guess > things could be worse than boring, couldnt't they? > Well, Dutch politics are a little less boring since the arrival of the clown Pim Fortuin (is that the orthography? I never saw his name written). A sillier politician you cannot find (I mean: in Holland :)) ). But though silly, he has to be taken seriously. I've not heard him compared to Berlusconi for nothing... > Btw, there is still a lot which needs to be done, in my personal > political > view. But when I compare The Netherlands to the rest of the world, I > still > think that we are off pretty well. > Typical Dutch behaviour: defending their country for everything they do in front of foreigners, carrying on complaining inside that things are not going well :)) . For that, they're exactly like the French :)) . Christophe. http://rainbow.conlang.free.fr Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.