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Loesje - De wet

They seem to be rare these days, Loesje posters in the wild. This one, spotted in Rotterdam, is an archetypical example of her linguistic wit and anti-authoritarian satire, which in this case nicely self-mocks the recalcitrant Dutch as well: "De wet - Ik laat me liever een gedicht voorschrijven." ("The law - I'd rather be prescribed a poem.")

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