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Old 30.01.2020, 20:10
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Re: Sniffing out a " non-swiss"?

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If dad is 1.90 meters tall, mum 1.85, the kids over 2 meters, yes, you can see they are Dutch
Something in the water lately? I don't remember the Dutch as being specially tall - not at all actually - in the early 80-ies?

The blond, pale ones tend to be Swedish. Or is that prejudice?
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Old 30.01.2020, 20:21
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Something in the water lately? I don't remember the Dutch as being specially tall - not at all actually - in the early 80-ies?

The blond, pale ones tend to be Swedish. Or is that prejudice?
That has changed Curley. I used to be one of the tallest at school, now I am little comparatively.
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Old 30.01.2020, 20:30
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That has changed Curley. I used to be one of the tallest at school, now I am little comparatively.
Really? Blimey, what happened down there?

Although I know the Dutch for sudden, drastic changes. I do remember one time I returned and there were only decent cars on the roads. Before that I was reminded of South America more than of Europe. (Loved it though, to be honest, my friends drove the worst ones).

When I asked: "Have you all struck it rich?" the answer was a unimpassioned "the laws have changed".
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Really? Blimey, what happened down there?
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Food. Food is different and better than back in the day. At least this is what an ex-prof of mine explained to us. (Dutch prof. She noticed the difference between her and her sister, they were 10 years apart)
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My great grandfather is German.
It must be that " f you" attitude that they notice. Its a clear aussie trait!

So he was a square head ?
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Something in the water lately? I don't remember the Dutch as being specially tall - not at all actually - in the early 80-ies?

The blond, pale ones tend to be Swedish. Or is that prejudice?
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If dad is 1.90 meters tall, mum 1.85, the kids over 2 meters, yes, you can see they are Dutch
Or Czechs. Or Croats...etc.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wor...e-heights.html
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Old 30.01.2020, 22:00
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Re: Sniffing out a " non-swiss"?

My tallest daughter and step daughter are only 173, midgets!

My late wife was 177!

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If dad is 1.90 meters tall, mum 1.85, the kids over 2 meters, yes, you can see they are Dutch
You're over 2 metres?!
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Not mentioning that "jogging pants" are the new slacks these days. Everyone seems to wear them.
How do you know, can you see them through their trousers?
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