Duizelingwekkend

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Today I was caught slightly off guard when from the corner of my eye I spied an advertisement with two mega-words plastered across the surface of some happy-looking person jumping in the air:

Duizelingwekkende
Stuntaanbiedingen

The Dutch mind collates with ease these two seventeen character words into a single though somewhat complex concept and understands it in an instant.

Could it be merely chance that these two pseudo-words have exactly the same length and that the lengths both happen to be a prime number?

My slower non-Dutch grey matter tripped, fell to the ground, picked itself up and brushed off the dust, before finally figuring it out.

All the while the rest of the other quick thinkers wandering off into the distance and gathering speed.

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