New pet keeping rules in the Netherlands
abigail at abigail.be
Thu Jun 20 14:56:43 BST 2013
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 03:28:47PM +0200, Th. J. van Hoesel wrote:
> Op 20 jun. 2013, om 14:08 heeft Wendy G.A. van Dijk het volgende geschreven:
> > At 11:36 PM 6/19/2013, Damian Conway wrote:
> > >> The discussion is in the Dutch Parliament and it's committees. Maybe a bit
> > >> far out of reach for you.... :-)
> > >
> > >Not really: I do live in New Holland, after all.
> > >(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Holland_%28Australia%29)
> > >
> > >;-)
> > >
> > >Damian
> > Even though the Dutch parliament is in the province of South-Holland, that parliament also contains people from other provinces that are not Holland. Well, some are of North-Holland. Most are from elsewhere, like Gelderland (our largest province, where I am from), Limburg (where we live now), Noord-Brabant (where Liz lived for 14 years), Zeeland (where we really don't want to live) etc. I am so not from Holland and so happy with it...
> > Wah, New Holland? In the Dutch parliamant? :-)
> Yeah, maybe we will finally have a 'New Holland' ourselfs if the
> idiots put together the three provinces 'FlevoLand', 'Utrecht' and
> 'North-Holland'... yay.... for that reason only, I would vote for a
> combining off those three - but only if they would call it 'Nieuw Holland'
> ... and for inhabbitants of 'North-Holland' they can still write 'NH'
FLevoland + UTrecht + noord holLAND = FLUTLAND.
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