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Another example of Finnish Humor© is giving unsuspecting foreigners salmiakki:

For those fortunate never to have tasted it, salmiakki is:

Salmiakki is a salty treat (like candy but salty) that many people in Finland love.

A more accurate description:

Salty form of licorice from Finland that is flavored with the taste of burning tires and distilled death.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Mon May 9th, 2011 at 05:59:49 PM EST
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Yes, the Finns and the Danes are the only ones in the EU who make real licorice.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Tue May 10th, 2011 at 09:32:26 AM EST
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I'm tempted to troll-rate that.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Tue May 10th, 2011 at 09:48:47 AM EST
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Norwegian or Swedish-Finnish trolls?

Economics is politics by other means
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue May 10th, 2011 at 09:50:50 AM EST
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