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"Godverdikke! Ken a kapmes in me kop!"



Long, long ago--almost before humans had devised writing--there was a tradition among the people of Usenet of translating the phrase "My God, there's an axe in my head!" into different languages. The title of this post is just that in the Ostend dialect of Flemish.

At the link, you can find one of the oldest and most comprehensive archives of this sacred tradition, featuring hundreds of different translations of this phrase. Preserve it and pass it on to your children, so that the ways of the ancients are not lost to the ravages of time.

Link -via Brian J. Noggle | Photo: Naval History & Heritage Command

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As a native Dutchman I found it pretty amusing reading a somewhat Dutch (Flemish is a Dutch dialect, spoken in Belgium) post title. And a mild expletive at that. Kudos.
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There was also the "I can eat glass it doesn't hurt me." Project. Basically, it was translated into every language so that you could say it to someone in a country and not sound like a tourist but like a crazy native instead.
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