Typically Swedish page 4

Typically Swedish #76-100, Page 4/4

What is typically Swedish? Page 4 of 4 Here back to… Page 1, #1-25 Page 2, #26-50 Page 3, #51-75   76. During the Christmas holiday season, you use to drink Glögg, to which you … Read more

Typically Swedish page 3

Typically Swedish #51-75, Page 3

What is typically Swedish? Page 3 Here back to… Page 1/4, #1-25 Page 2/4, #26-50 Forward to … Page 4/4, #76-100 51. The letter Å (pronounced like a short “Oh“)   52. Snus – the mini … Read more

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Typically Swedish #26 – 50, Page 2

  What is typically Swedish? Page 2 of 4 Here back to page 1/4, #1-25 26. You know in which year the Olympic Games were in Stockholm 1912 27. You consider it completely normal that every Easter, … Read more

Typically Swedish

What is typically Swedish? During the last couple of years, I have been collecting several “things” that I consider typically Swedish. These things can be actual products or behaviors of Swedish people that you encounter … Read more

Typically Swedish #12 – Nöff nöff

When you imitate the sound of a pig, instead of saying “oink, oink” you say “nöff, nöff”. By the way, roosters (cocks) say in Sweden “kukeliku”.

Typically Swedish #11 – Lösgodis on Saturdays

Particularly on Saturdays, you often go to a supermarket (or Pressbyrån kiosk) to pick your favorite candies with a little plastic spade and a godis-påse (candy-bag) from a huge candy-wall.  If you did the same thing … Read more

Typically Swedish #10 – Bring your own drinks to the pre-party

When you go to a pre-party of a friend, you take your own alcoholic drinks with you. If you invite your Swedish friends to your own pre-party, they will obviously do the same. This doesn’t … Read more

Typically Swedish #9 – Ida’s Sommarvisa

At the end of every school year, right before the summer break, you used to sing “Idas sommarvisa” at school. The song was originally part of a movie series based on Astrid Lindgrens’s tales of … Read more