Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Dutch Expats and Foreign Residents: Dutch are Impolite

A majority of Dutch expatriates consider Dutchmen to be impolite when compared with other nationalities. They refer especially to teenagers and salespeople. This was the result of research by the Dutch World Service Radio among more than a thousand Dutchmen living abroad. The longer they live abroad, the more they find Dutchmen to be lacking in manners. A poll conducted by the website Expatica found that foreign experts living in the Netherlands are even more critical of Dutch behavior.

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