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Posted by R. Berg on July 11, 2003

In Reply to: Dutch treat or Let's go Dutch posted by EE on July 11, 2003

: What is the origin of Dutch treat or Let's go Dutch? Why not British treat or French treat or Let's go Chinese or German?

Basically, because the English disliked the Dutch, as the archive entry linked below explains. For more information, type "dutch treat" in the archive-search box.