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Just another nightmare?

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6934.987 (Published 09 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:987
  1. T Sheldon

    A man naked but for a few chicken feathers and riding a moped passes a car's headlights; the village of Oude Tongen wakes to discover a plague of headless chickens; a child's nightmare sequence, full of swirling smoke and bright lights pans chaotically through a cafe where naked adults wear only animal and clowns' masks and the barmaid blows marijuana smoke at the camera; and undercover agents wear absurd dark glasses and drive a bright blue 1960s DAF car. One asks the other in a southern American drawl “Is this Oude Tongen or just another nightmare?”

    For the Dutch it could be both. Oude Tongen is …

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