sensible chaps, yon Dutch

now, why did this make me think of thunderbox?

Charlois council in Rotterdam, on the other hand, has decided to amuse itself by embracing a lateral and wholly silly solution. Now, whenever youts begin dey ’angin’ in the Zuidplein underground station, a hastily erected PA blasts out Dutch carols, rendered on a barrel-organ, until the youts disperse. A council spokesman says the teenagers usually leave “within a matter of minutes”

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2 thoughts on “sensible chaps, yon Dutch”

  1. There was an experiment somewhere in the UK a couple of years ago where classical music was broadcast at goths. I don’t know if it worked or not – most goths I know like a bit of classical.

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