Wednesday, December 18, 2013
When I was young - so much younger than today - all perfume was called in Dutch "Odeklonje". At high school I learned that 'Odeklonje' is derived from French 'Eau de Cologne'. Literally 'Water from Cologne'. Köln (French 'Cologne') is a city in Germany. Treasures like this made me the curious man I am today. Always curious what is hidden behind, above, underneath, in or ... - there must be more - ...
Another treasure: Dutch "romertof" is derived from German 'Römertopf'. Literally 'Roman pot'.
Enjoy your Christmas.
P.S. For G: song