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Let’s talk about feelings Posted by on Jun 8, 2012

We can’t be talking about grammar and pronunciation all the time – let’s get down to the essential stuff: følelser (feelings, say ’FURLsor’). If someone makes you smile or even laugh, you may describe your mood by the words Jeg er glad! [yaah glath] I’m happy! If you’re happy at a more profound level –…

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Happy Grundlovsdag Posted by on Jun 5, 2012

A lot of Danes had a welcome day off today, as the country celebrated its grundlovsdag (Constitution Day). (Well, most places people actually had half a day off, working until 12 o’clock…) One and a half century ago, on June 5th 1849, Denmark got its first constitution. This was something Danish defendants of frihed (freedom)…

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