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The Dutch have fun with Katie Couric's strange comments about speedskating
Yahoo ^ | February 11, 2018 | Liz Roscher

Posted on 02/12/2018 3:50:44 AM PST by C19fan

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The NBC presenters have fulfilled every stereotype of the ignorant American.
1 posted on 02/12/2018 3:50:44 AM PST by C19fan
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In summer us Dutch swim to work and grocery store via the canals. You’ll hear that next summer Olympics.

— Jos Duijvestein (@JosDuijvestein) February 10, 2018


LOL!


2 posted on 02/12/2018 3:54:44 AM PST by LibWhacker
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‘Why are they so good?’ you may be asking yourselves. Because skating is an important mode of transportation in a city like Amsterdam which sits at sea level.”

“As you all know, it has lots of canals that can freeze in the winters. So, for as long as those canals have existed, the Dutch have skated on them to get from place to place, to race each other, and also to have fun.”


3 posted on 02/12/2018 3:56:23 AM PST by newfreep ("INSIDE EVERY PROGRESSIVE IS A TOTALITARIAN SCREAMING TO GET OUT" @HOROWITZ39, DAVID HOROWITZ)
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To: C19fan

So true; they are right to despise us in terms of education.

What a stupid b!tch...


4 posted on 02/12/2018 3:56:44 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: LibWhacker

There are paintings at the National Gallery from the Dutch Golden Age of people skating.


5 posted on 02/12/2018 3:56:52 AM PST by C19fan
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Their olympic ice fishing team is pretty darn good too.......


6 posted on 02/12/2018 3:57:05 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (My cat is not fat, she is just big boned........)
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Fun beating her up, but during the Little Ice Age, that was about the only way to get around for most of the year...so there is some history there, similar to Scandinavians and skiing, and Kenyans and running.


7 posted on 02/12/2018 3:59:25 AM PST by BobL (I shop at Walmart...I just don't tell anyone)
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Yes, I'd be inclined to give her a break, but then there's the ridicule she piled on Sarah Palin.
8 posted on 02/12/2018 4:01:23 AM PST by neverevergiveup
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To: C19fan

Fair, unfair, never mattered to Katie Couric when she was heaping her own politically motivated scorn on anyone else, so have at it. She’s sown plenty, time to reap.


9 posted on 02/12/2018 4:05:11 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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What a racket it must have been for all those Dutch running in their wooden shoes to beat up on Katie. CLOP CLOP CLOPPITY CLOP


10 posted on 02/12/2018 4:06:37 AM PST by Sirius Lee (In God We Trust, In Trump We MAGA)
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They wore wooden shoes in summer so they could float on the canals.


11 posted on 02/12/2018 4:10:51 AM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smart-ass disorder.)
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To: newfreep

more FAKE NEWS (TM) from NBC.

How quaint.

How queer.


12 posted on 02/12/2018 4:12:09 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Ask a lib if Alger Hiss colluded with the Russians.)
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>>but during the Little Ice Age, that was about the only way to get around for most of the year...so there is some history there, similar to Scandinavians and skiing, and Kenyans and running.

So they are bred that way? it's in the Dutch genes?


13 posted on 02/12/2018 4:16:11 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Ask a lib if Alger Hiss colluded with the Russians.)
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Stereotypes... bah! My “Dutch” ancestors came from some Frisian islands, and there wasn’t much skating on the North Sea. Now if the Olympics ever had an event that showcased being dour and humorless...


14 posted on 02/12/2018 4:17:08 AM PST by niteowl77
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It’s all the pot that they put in their pastries they eat in their coffee shops with breakfast every morning.


15 posted on 02/12/2018 4:17:31 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Ask a lib if Alger Hiss colluded with the Russians.)
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Apparently, though, they do like to skate.


16 posted on 02/12/2018 4:21:08 AM PST by marron
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To: a fool in paradise

“...it’s in the Dutch genes?”

Maybe...


17 posted on 02/12/2018 4:25:01 AM PST by BobL (I shop at Walmart...I just don't tell anyone)
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To: Nik Naym

LOL!!!


18 posted on 02/12/2018 4:32:11 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: a fool in paradise
I think you made Jimmy the Greek angry by posting Howard's pic:


19 posted on 02/12/2018 4:33:03 AM PST by Henchster (Free Republic - the BEST site on the web!)
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Whoops, my bad. Misremembered it.


20 posted on 02/12/2018 4:39:44 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Ask a lib if Alger Hiss colluded with the Russians.)
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