Van Dale is the Dutch equivalent of Merriam Webster or the OUP, the canonical lexicographer for the language. Their Groot Woordenboek Nederlands-Engels is the leading general-purpose Dutch/English bilingual dictionary, a fine work. However, when it comes to finding translations for Dutch idioms and sayings into English, it seems to have some very odd sources. The following potential nodeshell challenges are just a few of its gems:

... more as and when I bump into them.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.