It's a common joke that a "language" is a "dialect" with an army and a
navy. Maybe there is an analogy here.
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Subject: Subculture ?
From: Jill Weber
> To think this is the same European subculture that once produced Bosch,
> Brueghel, Rembrandt and Vermeer. And Mondrian.
I don't know whether I should feel amused or worried at the view of the
Netherlands implied by the description above. 'European subculture'? What
does it take to qualify as a 'culture', I wonder... Some notes towards a
definition might help.
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