Learning Dutch

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Learning Dutch

Extract from WW1 letter dated 8th July 1918
From David Henry Taylor in Holzminden to Ginger (Ethel) Linn in USA
“… in two days time I shall have done twelve months “time” & am already looking forward to going to Holland, so much so that I have taken up Dutch … It’s a lovely language, the first thing to learn being that g is pronounced hg with a guttural sound…”

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