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BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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pheloxi | is it time to wear a hat? |

in the BBC one program "Who Do You Think You Are?" the makers made few errors. http://www.bbc.co.uk/whodoyouthinkyouare/

country name error on the map.
* Noord-Brabant is a province in The Netherlands, not part of one the Holland provinces.

country name wrongly placed on the map:
* Belgium is a sovereign state, was not annexed by one the Holland provinces during world war 2.
* "southern" Brabant is part of Belgium, was not annexed by one the Holland provinces during world war 2.

* 888 subtitler: please check spelling of local streetnames / squares before typing it with errors. the correct spelling: Wilhelminaplein (square). the square was named Queen Wilhelmina who lived in London during world war 2. so BBC should know.

why is so hard for the BBC to check the facts use proper names for a country!?


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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toybox

That's just sloppy. Either the guys making this though they knew better and didn't have to check, or they thought 'it doesn't matter, people will understand anyway'.

smiley - rolleyes


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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pheloxi | is it time to wear a hat? |

BBC for me is still quality, but they should keep the standard high is my eyes for every program.

I was thinking of cancelling my tv-licence, but I am not not paying any as Dutch citizen. smiley - whistle


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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toybox

You could ask for them to pay you for viewing TV then? smiley - silly


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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myk

So can i get Dutch TV in England?smiley - tongueout


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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pheloxi | is it time to wear a hat? |

I rather ask my rtv-provider to pay back money for Dutch commercial tv stations. one of them starts to broadcast commercial every 5 minutes, while we pay for receiving the Dutch commercial tv stations.


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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pheloxi | is it time to wear a hat? |

lofty, do you have vlc program http://www.videolan.org/?
mms://livemedia2.omroep.nl/nos_journaal24-bb
copy and past...to see Dutch news...


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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myk

Hey thanks Pheloxi thats a great bit of software-the news wasnt bad eithersmiley - oksmiley - biggrin


BBCone error: Holland did not annex part of Belgium

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pheloxi | is it time to wear a hat? |

the news channel is like BBC, but then part of Dutch public digital tv station.


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