Whatever, we reckon it is the cutest and clumsiest way we have ever heard anyone refer to two feet. One foot, two feet. It was because they actually meant "buildings" — not houses. Easy explanation: the word for house and building is covered by the all-encompassing word "hus" in Swedish.
A Swedish house. Or building. It's your pick if you're Swedish. We love this one. Maybe they met another family, ate some sandwiches, saw a few birds Still waiting for the punch line?
Official Sites. Mars No, not the planet. IMDb Everywhere. It's great to look at. Penfield Books. Swedish Book Review But it's a very reasonable guess, considering March is spelled 'Mars' in Swedish.
There isn't one. And this has nothing to do with Swedes having a different sense of humour.
It's actually just a confusion between the terms "funny" and "fun", with some Swedes using the jokey term interchangeably with "fun", which doesn't always involve laughter or humour. There's an easy explanation here again: the word "roligt" in Swedish can mean both fun and funny, depending on the context. Is something funny, or are they just having fun? The problem here is that English speakers don't exactly "feel" smells… we just smell them.
It's another case of lost in translation. Feeling smells can sometimes be a true pleasure. Not really a misproununciation here, but more of a whole new made up word, "Afterwork" is one of our favourite quirks in the Swedish language.
It refers to a gathering of people for drinks at a bar immediately after work often in time for a discounted "Happy Hour". But Swedes have somehow coined this expression themselves. We have heard it elsewhere in Scandinavia too…but really, nowhere else. Our equivalent?
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Well, there really isn't one. It just means grabbing a drink, which almost always gets our vote. What a Swedish 'Afterwork' might look like. It's been just over a year since Stockholm first released an open letter inviting people from far and wide to the city. The invitation still stands, whoever you are and wherever you're from. Sweden's news in English Search.
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Non of these films proved to be successful in Sweden but went to receive both acclaim and audience in foreign countries. The Swedish Film Institute was founded in to support and develop the Swedish film industry. It supports Swedish filmmakings and allocates grants for production, distribution and public showing of Swedish films in Sweden. It also promotes Swedish cinema internationally.
Furthermore, the Institute organises the annual Guldbagge Awards. Through the Swedish Film Agreement , between the Swedish state and the film and media industry, the Government of Sweden , the TV companies which are party to the agreement, and Sweden's cinema owners jointly fund the Film Institute and thus, indirectly, Swedish filmmaking. The current agreement runs from 1 January , until 31 December At a rate of, currently, 20 films a year the Swedish film industry is on par with other comparable North European countries.
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