How to successfully convince someone that German isn’t similar to Dutch

I recently visited CeBIT. The world’s biggest IT-fair takes place in Hannover, Germany. When visiting and getting information (My brain threw an InformationOverflowException) I sometimes jokingly asked to do the info in Dutch. I know, of course, that maybe 2 people there spoke Dutch but a lot people said Dutch is similar to German (No, it isn’t). However, convicing them became quite easy. Continue reading “How to successfully convince someone that German isn’t similar to Dutch”