Will you please explain this one? Yahoo babelfish translates this to: "I am a bollard." Dictionary.com says a bollard is "a small post to which lines are attached." Is this one of those lost in translation things?
well, google translator translates it as:"I am a Amsterdammertje"people from Amsterdam call themselves "Amsterdammers" and if you are a baby from Amsterdam you get called "Amsterdammertje" just like little puffy pancakes are called "poffertjes." that "tje" ending just makes something cute and little.:)
Amsterdammetjes are also those poles placed on the edge of the pavement to keep cars on the road. As explained in Wikkipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmsterdammertjeAlan
oh! that might explain why Jenn got the word "bollard" in her translation. interesting. thanks for that link, alan!
Where did you take the picture with the t shirt with Ik ben een amsterdammertje?
At the Noordermarkt. It's the only place I was ever able to find them. Good luck! Sometimes the guy doesn't have them out on his table and you have to know which table and ask him. It's tricky.
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