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Cows on Ice & Owls in the Bog The Weird and Wonderful World of Scandinavian Sayings


Scandinavians are cooler, sexier and more stylish than the rest of us. They have a higher standard of living, greater economic opportunity and equality, the world’s best restaurants, and moody TV dramas involving murders and sweaters.
 
But did you know, amidst the obsession with hygge and IKEA, that Scandinavian sayings are absolutely BIZARRE?!

 Take the Swedish ‘Skita i det blå skåpet’, which roughly translates as: ‘You’ve done a crap in the blue cupboard’ (‘You’ve messed things up now’). And in Norway, if you’re slow on the uptake, the locals would suspect you were ‘born behind a brown cheese’ (‘Å være født bak en brunost’).

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ISBN:

9781787134720

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

112

Dimensions:

18cm x 13cm

Weight:

310g

RRP:

$14.99

Category:

Gift & Humor

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

15 October 2019