The New York Knicks get their name from Washington Irving’s character Diedrich Knickerbocker who was used in a satirical story about the Dutch colonization of New York.
Aruba (north of Venezuela) is technically part of the Netherlands (but not considered part of the main country) but autonomous. The Dutch King is also their monarch as well.
Duck tape is actually the real name for the famous tape. It’s actually not related to ducks, but the Dutch word Doek which means “linen canvas.”
The area around New York state used to be claimed by the Dutch, and named New Netherland. They named present-day New York City “New Amsterdam” until the British took control in 1664.
While Dutch is the official language of The Netherlands, an estimated 85-90% of the population speak English as a second language at a comfortable level.