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21:23 Oct 30, 2006
Flemish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / humor
Flemish term or phrase: fopje flauw mopje
Michael Olson

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3Stupid little joke
Maaike van Vlijmen



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Stupid little joke

Hi Michael,
I thought the movie was so funny! I don't know what your native language is... I will try to make a suggestion. "Fopje" doesn't really exist as a word (at least not in Dutch), I think it is an invention that has to do with "foppen" which means "to fool". "Flauw" means stupid, cheesy. And a "mopje" is a little joke. I just googled Fopje and I see it's kind of an expression in Flemish (the whole expression Fopje flauw mopje), I didn't know (because I'm Dutch), so maybe you can translate it like "Stupid little joke". Or were you looking for something more creative?
Good luck and thanks for the laugh :-)

Maaike van Vlijmen
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:06
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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