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Summer Cleaning Posted by on Jun 30, 2015

Så skal der gøres rent! (Then it’s time to clean up!) If you’re anything like me, you’d rather do overspringshandlinger (”procrastination actions”)… The støv (dust) and the snavs [snaoos] (dirt), unfortunately, don’t automatically disappear… Here are some words and phrases to help you keep everything clean in Danish:   Vasketøj (laundry) Har I en vaskemaskine/et…

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Something is brewing in the state of Denmark Posted by on Jun 12, 2015

If you’re visiting Danmark these days, you’ll probably notice two things: 1. Vejret er dejligt [vare-eth ar die-leet] (the weather is nice/lovely). 2. Gaderne er fulde af valgplakater. (The streets are full of election posters.) On May 27th, plakatophængerne (the poster ”hangers”) hurried to put up huge photos of politikere (politicians) all over the country. Helle…

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