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    I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    Curiosities Emerge About Suspected Russian Agents

    One explained her Russian-sounding accent by saying she was Belgian.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/30/ny...0suspects.html

    Many Americans don’t even know what the native languages of Belgians are, let alone be able to recognize accents of Belgians speaking English. So if you have an unrecognized accent, and you declare yourself Belgian, you may well get away with it among most Americans, and you'll be regarded with less suspicion than if you declare yourself Russian or anything else Slavic.
    Spy accents: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets | The Economist

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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    LOL so funny. Doubt that would work in Europe though
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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    I always thought the native language of Belgium was belgish.

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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    I always thought the native language of Belgium was belgish.
    i always thought belgians looked like this



    i mean, they make good chocolate, so its only logical.
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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    I always thought the native language of Belgium was belgish.
    I thought it was American.

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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    LOL so funny. Doubt that would work in Europe though
    You want to bet when most Europeans don't know either, since I saw on the comments in the Economist article that some European idiot that Belgians spoke french, and Flemish when they actually speak Dutch.

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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    Quote Originally Posted by RyrineaHaruno View Post
    You want to bet when most Europeans don't know either, since I saw on the comments in the Economist article that some European idiot that Belgians spoke french, and Flemish when they actually speak Dutch.
    The southern half speaks French and the northern half speaks Flemish, which is Dutch (it's the same difference as between UK English and US English)

    But on the other hand, you have a point. I once met a French guy who believed we spoke Belgian.

    And there is nothing to blame about that, it's normal, Belgium is pretty small.
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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    I remember one American on here telling me that i posted a Breaking news article in the wrong area (i posted it in the Breaking news area) just because it wasn't happening in America.

    This forum isn't just for Americans and there IS a world outside of America!
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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    This might even be more funny in a couple of years if Belgium doesn't exist anymore...
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    Re: I am from Belgium. Give me your nuclear secrets

    Quote Originally Posted by ludahai View Post
    This might even be more funny in a couple of years if Belgium doesn't exist anymore...
    That's a horrible thing to say.
    We'd have to rename all of that chocolate
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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