🇳🇱 In two days, on December 5th, we're celebrating ! A time when Dutchies get presents and eat lots of kruidnoten. I'm sending one lucky non-Dutch user a bag of the finest : the rare truffle chocolate ones! 🤤

If you'd like a chance to win this glorious bag of kruidnoten, then comment “Me!” under this toot. I'll randomly select someone on the evening of December 5th.

@11112011 go cry in Albert Heijn in the kruidnoten section 😂

@Gina \o/ it would balance with my nougat diet 😋 😈

'een' gebruik je bij enkelvoud, maar kruidnoten is meervoud.

"Ik wil een kruidnoot" of
"Ik wil kruidnoten" (geloof me, je wilt er meer dan een ;-))

Je kan ook zeggen (in dit geval):
"Ik wil een zak met kruidnoten" (een zak bevat vele kruidnoten)

ik = enkelvoud, begrijpen = meervoud
Dus dan wordt het "ik begrijp het" waarbij 'het' een verkorting is voor (bijvoorbeeld) 'hetgeen je [zei|beschreef|uitlegde]'

"Wij begrijpen het" kan je zeggen als je namens meerdere personen spreekt.

@Gina Me!
Dark Chocolate it's pleasure. But don't know what a kruidnoten is!

@Gina Me!

(unless Dutchies living abroad are exempt)

@FiXato @Gina I was gonna say me for the same reason, but I would exempt myself for the exact reason you mention 😂

@Gina thought it was odd btw that I was already seeing plenty of discounts on #chocoladeLetters and #kruidnoten on (.com, the discount site, not .nl, the dating site xD), even though #Sinterklaas hasn't even passed yet.

@jordan31 @Gina
My second language. My first was Fries(not a dialect!). English is my third but really the only one I've spoken regularly for decades. The first 2 are still lodged somewhere in the dark corners of my brain. When I'm around people speaking it, it all comes back to me. Amazingly, I still understand it.

@Tay0 @Gina I have been wanting to learn a second d language. Especially if I move back down south I figured Spanish would be a good second one to start with.

@jordan31 @Gina
I have mixed feelings on the topic of Spanish. Keep in mind that both of my parents immigrated to the US and learned English. Where I live, there are people who were born here and can't speak English. They've grown up in an enclave and only speak Spanish. I don't think that's a good thing. Meanwhile my kids are told that they need to learn Spanish. While we don't have an official language, I think if you come to the US, you need to learn English.

we should have a site with just pronunciation sound bites of Dutch snacks. ;)
What's the weirdest you could come up with? Bitterballen garnituur?

@FiXato @Gina I can't even begin to understand that. my mouth and brain is like "where do I even start" lol.

@Gina Me!

Because I was deprived as a child and have never experienced chocolate. 😂

@Gina Me!

No idea what those are, but chocolate is good. Chocolate truffles are good. And kruidnoten sounds... a bit... like kryddnötter, so maybe... spiced nuts? Yeah, good.

@Gina I recently tried Stroop Wafels for the first time. I bet I would like Kruidenoten also! 😋

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