Well, I think that 2 Flemish people living in Flanders represent the Flemish more than one Dutchman living in the Netherlands.
Ah, and this is also the logic behind "2 Spanish construction workers know more about their language than a French linguist specialized in Spanish?"
Blake wrote:But nevertheless, the point I wanted to make was, that I - even in my daily speech with LOTS OF other Flemish people - had never heard it.
Your point is noted
Blake wrote:I'm not at all a purist. It's rather you who is one, because you claim that dialects aren't languages. What is a language then?
No, I didn't say that read again please