Holland vs The Netherlands: Episode 20
- The difference between Holland and the Netherlands? Plus we go over the holiday of Sinterklaas.
- We review Burt’s Guinness Rich Chili which was brought to us by Steve Kovisto. Thank you Steve!
- Trivia question of the week: What is the new name for the country formerly known as Swaziland?
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- Thanks for listening!!
Today is our 20th episode. Would should have live streamed it. No we should not live stream. Maybe at a later date. We want to have the option of taking certain things out. That’s a good point.
In today’s episode we are going to cover the difference between Holland and the Netherlands. It’s very relevant to PT, if you come to Rebound Therapy & Wellness clinic (http://reboundclinic.com/2ptsna-bag-chips-podcast/). This question get’s asked twice a week? Daily! I would say Daily. We figured it would be a little more fun.
There is a great YouTube video that we always show patients, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE_IUPInEuc), called The difference between Holland and the Netherlands. It does a much better job than we ever could. It’s good watching material on worldly affairs and geography.
So today’s show is really dedicated to the Netherlands and all its quirks and intricacies. Since both Christiaan and I are … not really from there but kind of. I’m kind of from there. More or less. I’m not really from anywhere in particular. How does that feel? It has the largest claim to me. You are born of Dutch parents, which by default makes you more Dutch than anything. Yes it does. Which is good because you know what they say.
Hank likes this, our friend Hank who is also Dutch. “If you ain’t Dutch, you ain’t much.” There you have it. It’s a world renowned saying. It’s a famous quote. There are a lot of those. “Wooden shoe rather be Dutch”. Which is also really good or, “God created the world, but the Dutch created the Netherlands.” Just chock full of inspiration.
Which is because, as everybody knows half of the Netherlands is below sea-level. If we weren’t good at making land we would have 17 million people crammed into half the space we have now. It’s crowed already in the Netherlands, let me tell you. For reference it is about the size of New Jersey. 17