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Old 11-05-2018, 11:08 AM   #16
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Nothing new; here in the Netherlands we call them 'Dwarsliggers': https://www.bol.com/nl/ra/dwarsligge...reness___48904

That's something of a language joke: 'dwarsligger' means 'obstructionist' or 'fractious person', but translated literally it means 'something that lies across'.
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Old 11-05-2018, 04:29 PM   #17
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What's new is that someone outside the Netherlands discovered the format and thought "Cool idea! We should do that here!" :-D
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Old 11-06-2018, 04:50 AM   #18
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What's new is that someone outside the Netherlands discovered the format and thought "Cool idea! We should do that here!" :-D
Yes, Penguin Random House Apparently the trademark has been registered in 2006 already...
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