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Other serious resources about Dunglish

Righting English that’s Gone Dutch” by Joy Burrough, ISBN 978-9076542652. An excellent book on the same subject highlighting many of the same issues. (As you’d expect from two authors with many years of experience doing the same thing!)

There’s a good Wikipedia page on Dunglish (the more general and more elementary issues).

General translation issues discussed on Tessera’s website

Syntax versus semantics (in Dutch or English)
Literal versus natural (in Dutch or English)

The more humorous side of Dunglish

“I always get my sin” by Maarten Rijkens
Make that the cat wise – various social media and other products poking fun at literal translations that don’t work

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