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Besides, the proportion of Finns who speak Swedish is small & shrinking.

Correction: the number of Finns who speak Swedish as their first language is small and shrinking.

Swedish is still a main subject in schools, though, I agree, it is under attack.

As for Danes being intelligible, I'd have to argue. But pop a hot potato in your mouth and maybe you can reproduce the speech patterns.

Personally I regard Norwegians as outside the Axis. You can't even pay taxis by credit card, and you need bank loan to get a G+T in a hotel.

We do not wish to belong to any club that would have us as a member.

Please name 10 important Norwegian innovations of the last 100 years. ;-)  (apart, of course, from finding oil on your doorstep)

You can't be me, I'm taken

by Sven Triloqvist on Tue Jan 3rd, 2006 at 12:25:55 PM EST
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