Some articles on dutch dialect, dutch, dialect:
... Until the early 20th century, variants of Dutch were still spoken by some descendants of Dutch colonies in the United States ... New Jersey in particular had an active Dutch community with a highly divergent dialect that was spoken as recently as the 1950s ... See Jersey Dutch for more on this dialect ...
Famous quotes containing the words dialect and/or dutch:
“The eyes of men converse as much as their tongues, with the advantage that the ocular dialect needs no dictionary, but is understood all the world over.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Tis probable Religion after this
Came next in order; which they could not miss.
How could the Dutch but be converted, when
The Apostles were so many fishermen?
Besides the waters of themselves did rise,
And, as their land, so them did re-baptize.”
—Andrew Marvell (16211678)