Need a laugh? Watch this hilarious clip of John Cleese talking about the Dutch

If you’re in need of a giggle today, check out this short clip of John Cleese talking about the Dutch.

Cleese cracks some jokes about the British language (such as terms like ”double Dutch” and ”Dutch wife”).

Some of the jokes are a bit cheeky, but check it out and let us know if it made you laugh. 😉

Want more? Why not see what Anthony Bourdain thinks of Amsterdam?

Know anymore Dutch-based phrases in the English language? Let us know in the comments!

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in February 2018, and was fully updated in March 2021 for your reading pleasure.
Feature Image: Screenshot from a video on YouTube

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Emma Brown
A familiar face at DutchRevew. Emma arrived in Holland in 2016 for a few weeks, fell in love with the place and never left. Here she rekindled her love of writing and travelling. Now you'll find her eating stroopwafels in the DutchReview office since 2017.

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