Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Where Dutch directness comes from

“Straightforwardness is so intrinsic in Dutch society that there’s even a Dutch word for it: ‘bespreekbaarheid’ (speakability) – that everything can and should be talked about.”

Read more @ http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180131-where-dutch-directness-comes-from

Languages do matter!

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