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Ssssssssstt…

18 January, 2013

This sign at the Béguinage of Bruges calls for a respectful quiet.  Understandable, as the nunnery is a bit of a tourist attraction.  

The Author wonders: Is ‘sssst’ the Dutch version of ‘shhhh?  Are there more variations in different languages?  

ssssssstt

Bruges (December 2009)

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. ccr permalink
    8 February, 2013 10:51 am

    Reader muses that this could be not “shhhh” but “pssst.” Perhaps the nuns want to tell you a secret.

  2. 11 February, 2013 7:41 am

    What an interesting theory! Hmm, what could the secret be?

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